Saturday 29 February, 2020

Motorcyclist injured, then arrested after collision with truck

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital with serious injuries after he lost control and crashed into a pick-up truck.

Just before 7:15pm last night (June 2), police and other emergency services were dispatched to Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Poindexter Road, where it was reported that a motor vehicle collision had occurred involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle.

The driver of the truck was travelling east after entering Shamrock Road from Poindexter Road and the motorcyclist was travelling west from Bodden Town when he lost control and collided with the left side of the truck, damaging both vehicles significantly.

The motorcyclist was immediately transported to the hospital with serious injuries and it is now understood that he sustained serious but non-life-threatening-injuries.

There were no other reported injuries in this matter.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 27-year-old-man from George Town, was arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and other traffic related violations.

The roadway was closed for a short time as debris was cleared and a traffic investigation was carried out. The matter is currently under investigation by the police.

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