A two car collision on Middle Road in Warwick on Thursday (January 23) landed an elderly woman and a six-year-old boy in the hospital’s Emergency Department.
Police say the accident occurred around 8:10am near the junction with St Mary’s Road.
A spokesman said: “It appears that one car was being driven east on Middle Road and another car was being driven out of St Mary’s Road to head west on Middle Road when the vehicles collided.
“The driver of the westbound car, said to be an 81-year-old Warwick woman as well as her passenger, said to be a six-year-old boy, were injured.
“Both were transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.
“Apparently the driver of the eastbound car, said to be a 28-year-old Warwick man, was not hurt.
“The 81-year-old woman is understood to have suffered a neck injury with pain to her head and at last check remained in hospital receiving medical care, while the six-year-old boy was treated at the hospital for swelling to his face and later discharged.
“Both vehicles involved were damaged and traffic in the area was delayed for about an hour following the crash.
“Inquiries continue and any witnesses are encouraged to contact Constable Ryan Swan on 247-1704 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.”