A 29-year-old Pembroke man was “temporarily trapped” under the front of a bus, “while still on the motorcycle”, has been hospitalised for treatment.

Police say the accident occurred around 9:20am on Saturday, (Mar 9th), on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton Parish, near the junction with Quarry Road.

A spokesman said: “It appears that a head-on collision involving a motorcyclist and a Department of Public Transportation (DPT) bus in the Shark Hole Hill area, resulted in the rider being temporarily trapped under the front of the bus, while still on the motorcycle.

“The injured motorcyclist, understood to be a 29-year-old Pembroke man remained conscious throughout, as passengers from the bus assisted him until he could be extricated and transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

“At last check he remained hospitalised, with injuries that were considered non-life threatening.

“The bus driver and passengers were not hurt. However, both vehicles involved were damaged.

“Inquiries continue regarding the circumstances of this collision and any witnesses are encouraged to call Constable Tyler Nelmes on 211, or e-mail tnelmes@bps.bm.”