A female pedestrian was “struck by a van while on the crosswalk” on Blue Hole Hill this morning was rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department for treatment for injuries considered serious.

Police say the accident occurred shortly after 9am today (May 8), near the entrance to the Grotto Bay Hotel on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton Parish.

A police spokesperson said she was initially found unresponsive but regained consciousness at the scene.

“Police and EMTs were dispatched to the scene. While being attended to, the victim who sustained a laceration to the back of her head, regained consciousness.

“She was subsequently transported by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for further treatment to her injuries which are considered serious.

“Traffic was restricted to one lane, for a time, while the collision scene was forensically processed.

“An investigation into this matter has now commenced and anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Cecilia Wales via e-mail cwales@bps.bm.”