Two young women sustained injuries in a road traffic accident tonight, involving a motorcyclist and a pedestrian.

Police say the accident occurred shortly before 6:45pm, on North Shore Road, near the junction with Radnor Road in Hamilton Parish.

”Reports are a 19-year-old female motorcyclist was traveling west along North Shore Road, when upon reaching a pedestrian crossing just east of Radnor Road, was in collision with a 17-year-old female pedestrian who was attempting to cross the roadway.” a spokesman said.

”The pedestrian did not suffer any visible injuries, but complained of pain to her arm and back.

”The motorcycle rider appeared to have suffered a dislocated shoulder. They were both transported by ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital.

”This matter is now under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788 or, the main police number, 295-0011.”