Police arrested a man after the car he was driving struck another man and a woman on Front Street during the early morning hours of Monday morning.

The accident occurred shortly after 1am near the junction with Parliament Street in the City of Hamilton.

A police spokesman said the “car collided with a 41-year-old Southampton man sat on a parked motorcycle and a 27-year-old Sandys Parish woman standing nearby.

“Both were injured and take to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment. At last check this afternoon the 41-year-old man was in stable condition on a general ward, while the 27-year-old woman had been treated and discharged,”he said.

“The male driver was not injured and arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.”

Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.