Police issued an update this afternoon on the condition of four injured motorists involved in three separate road traffic accidents on Friday, December 1st – two of them seriously.
A spokesman said: “A 16-year-old female rider and 16-year-old female pillion passenger were hurt in a single vehicle crash when the auxiliary (50cc) cycle they were traveling on went over an embankment along South Road, Paget in the vicinity of Southcote Road around 7:55pm Friday.
“Both young women, believed to be from Pembroke, were taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. The rider was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit and initially listed in critical but stable condition.
“The pillion passenger was treated at the hospital for less serious injuries and an update on her condition will be provided in due course,” he added.
“However, as last check this morning (December 3rd) the 16-year-old rider remained in critical but stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit.”
Meanwhile, a 37-year-old man believed to be from Hamilton Parish hurt in a single vehicle crash when the motorcycle he was riding struck a wall along North Shore Road, in Hamilton Parish near Limehouse Lane around 4:40pm Friday was taken to the hospital via ambulance for treatment “of what were initially thought to be serious injuries”.
“However his injuries are now not believed to be life threatening and a further update on his condition will be provided in due course,” he said.
Another motorist, a 58-year-old Paget man, was injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a truck along Wilkinson Avenue, in Hamilton Parish around 2:30pm on Friday.
He was admitted to ICU and was initially listed in critical but stable condition.
“At last check this morning (December 3rd) he remained in critical but stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit,” the spokesman said.
Inquiries regarding all three collisions continue and any witnesses are urged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.