17 Year Old Local Male Seriously Injured in Marine Incident Tuesday

Wed, 2019-08-07

Around 6pm Tuesday, August 6th police officers and ambulance personnel responded to a reported marine incident in the Robinson’s Marina, Somerset Bridge area.

It appears that a 17 year old local male on a Jet Ski struck the stern anchor of a moored yacht.

Apparently the injured teen was rescued and brought ashore by the yacht’s captain before being transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

At last check earlier today (August 7th) he was listed in critical but stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit.

The Jet Ski involved was damaged. However, there was no reported damage to the yacht.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses are asked to call Constable Joshua Boden at the Marine Unit on 247-1770 at the earliest opportunity.

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in Store Hill Crash Remains in ICU

At last check earlier today (August 7th) the 47 year old male rider seriously hurt in a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred around 8:55pm Monday, August 5th on Store Hill in Smith’s parish was listed in critical but stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Any witnesses or members of the public with relevant information are still encouraged to call Constable Gregory Stienlet on the main police telephone number 295-0011 as soon as possible.