News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – It now appears that a collision reported around 7am Tuesday, March 12th, on Middle Road in Southampton, near the junction with Granaway Lane, occurred when a light truck driven in the westbound lane collided with the rear of a trailer attached to a heavy truck, which had stopped in the westbound lane.

Police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel responded.

At the time, the heavy truck and trailer were stationary while a small crane was unloaded into the nearby bus layby.

The passenger of the light truck, said to be a 44-year-old male guest worker, was temporarily trapped in that vehicle before being extricated by firefighters.

It is understood that after transport to hospital via ambulance, he received treatment for injuries to his legs and was later discharged.

No one else was hurt in the collision.

Inquiries are ongoing and any witnesses should call Constable Ryan Swan on 211 or e-mail