Police Update: May 14, 2019 – The investigation regarding Sunday’s early morning collision involving a police vehicle and a 29-year-old female motorcyclist, that occurred at the junction of King Street and Reid Street in the City of Hamilton, continues.
It has been established that the police vehicle involved had its lights and sirens activated when the unfortunate collision occurred with the 29-year-old woman as she travelled along Reid Street into the city centre.
The impact resulted in both vehicles coming to a stop just north of the junction. The injured woman is a Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR) soldier and accordingly the RBR’s Commanding Officer has been notified.
Commissioner Stephen Corbishley and Deputy Commissioner Designate Darrin Simons visited the injured 29-year-old woman in hospital on Monday.
Commissioner Corbishley is monitoring the investigation closely and stated: “We appreciate the public’s concern regarding this regrettable incident. Police officers are trained to drive with urgency. However, a thorough investigation is being done and I await the findings to ascertain the full circumstances.”
Any witnesses are still encouraged to call the investigating officer Sergeant Raoul Ming on the main police telephone number 295-0011.