Two male motorcyclists travelling in the opposite direction were both rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department on Friday.

Police say the two vehicle accident occurred around 6:20pm Friday night (January 17).

A spokesman said: “Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision in Pembroke.

It appears that a motorcyclist, said to be a 54-year-old Devonshire man, was traveling west along St John’s Road and a 50cc scooter rider, said to be a 24-year-old Pembroke man, was travelling in the opposite direction when the collision occurred near the junction with Cox’s Hill Road.

The younger man is understood to have sustained a broken jaw, a laceration to his knee and bruises to his body, while the older man is understood to have sustained a laceration to his head as well as bruises to his hands and legs.

At last check Friday night, the two riders involved remained in hospital receiving medical care.

The motorcyclist was later arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and then released on police bail,” he added.

Meanwhile, any witnesses are urged to contact Constable Kieran Swann on 247-1704 or e-mail