A senior citizen, who may have suffered a “medical episode” lost control of his vehicle, causing the car to overturn in a single vehicle collision along Riviera Road in Southampton on Monday (Dec 5).

Police say the accident occurred around 1:20pm.

A spokeswoman said: “Initial information suggests that a 67-year-old man driving a motorcar and his 62-year-old female passenger were exiting a private drive, where it is believed the driver may have suffered a medical episode and lost control of the vehicle, causing it to overturn.

“The female passenger was able to free herself from the vehicle, however, the male driver who was unresponsive at the time, had to be extracted from the vehicle by Bermuda Fire Service and Rescue Service.

“Both victims were taken by ambulance to KEMH for treatment of their injuries, the extent of which is not known at this time.

“Anyone who may have witnessed, or has information this collision, is asked to contact PC Rajiv Bailey on 211 or email rbailey@bps.bm<mailto:rbailey@bps.bm>. “