Serious Collision Involving Motorcycle & Truck, Fermale Rider in ICU [Updated]

Wed, 2021-04-28

Around 6:35p.m. on Tuesday, 27th April 2021, police attended a report of a serious road traffic collision involving two vehicles near the junction of Verdmont Road and Middle Road Smith's parish.

Reports are the driver of a truck was attempting to turn off of Verdmont Road headed east on Middle Road, when the vehicle was struck by a bike, headed west on Middle Road.

The collision resulted in the 20-year-old female bike rider sustaining a serious head injury.

She was transported via ambulance to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and is now warded in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The truck driver was uninjured.

The roadway was closed for a period as the scene was processed by Traffic Collision Investigators and officers from the Forensic Support Unit.

Anyone with information on this incident, is asked to call 295-0011.

Update: Thursday, April 29th - Appeal for additional witnesses.