News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda – Seven people were hurt when two cars being driven in opposite directions collided on South Road in Paget near the junction with Southcote Road around 10:10pm Sunday (May 26th).

The driver of the westbound car, said to be a 34-year-old Southampton man, was treated at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and later discharged.

He was also arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

At last check the driver of the eastbound car, said to be a 35-year-old Smith’s Parish man, was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital.

The five passengers in the eastbound vehicle said to be 6, 9, 11, 14 and 16-years-old – understood to be the 35-year-old man’s children – were all treated at the hospital and later discharged.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are encouraged to call Constable Jah-Zico Douglas on the main police telephone number 295-0011.