Another set of tourists had their vacation marred by a road traffic accident, that landed two of them, a woman and a young boy, in the hospital’s Emergency Department for treatment.
The accident occurred around 1:30pm on Thursday, March 22nd, on Middle Road in Sandys, near the junction with George’s Bay Road.
A spokesman said the tourists were riding in the westbound lane when a car attempted to exit a nearby driveway.
“Apparently one of the rental cycle riders collided with the car, while the other rental cycle rider following behind attempted to stop suddenly and fell to the ground.
“A 50-year-old visiting American woman riding one of the rental cycles was hurt and transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment,” he said.
The woman is currently listed in stable condition on a general ward.
“Her pillion passenger, a 12-year-old visiting American boy, was not injured and the rider of the other rental cycle, a 72-year-old visiting American man, sustained relatively minor injuries that did not require hospital treatment.
“The three are visiting from Colorado and there were no other injuries reported. However all three vehicles involved were damaged,” he added.
And police are investigating a three-vehicle collision that occurred on North Shore Road in Pembroke near the junction with First Church Lane.
The accident occurred around 11am on Thursday morning.
A police spokesman said: “It appears that a Government vehicle was stationary on North Shore Road near when a car being driven in the eastbound lane collided into the back of it, and then a motorcyclist traveling in the same direction collided in the back of the car.
“The female passenger in the Government vehicle, believed to be a 41-year-old Warwick woman, was apparently injured. She was transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, treated and later discharged.”
No other injuries reported. However, all three vehicles involved were damaged, as well as a nearby wall.
Inquiries continue into both accidents and any witnesses are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.