A 31-year-old Warwick man was rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department early Monday morning, after his motorcycle crashed into a wall, while he was overtaking traffic.

The accident occurred on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish around 8:25am on New Year’s Day. Police and first responders arrived to find that he sustained serious injuries.

A police spokesman said the rider was travelling west when he overtook traffic and collided with a wall near the bus stop across from Francis Patton Primary School. He was rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department, where initially, his injuries were classified as serious.

Officers from the Roads Policing Unit cordoned off and processed the scene. Meantime, police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have seen the collision to contact police on 295-0011.