Investigation Ongoing Regarding Police Involved Collision Early Sunday

Tue, 2019-05-14

The investigation regarding Sunday’s early morning collision involving a police vehicle and a 29 year old female motorcyclist, that occurred at the junction of King Street and Reid Street in the City of Hamilton, continues.

It has been established that the police vehicle involved had its lights and sirens activated when the unfortunate collision occurred with the 29 year old woman as she travelled along Reid Street into the city centre.

The impact resulted in both vehicles coming to a stop just north of the junction. The injured woman is a Royal Bermuda Regiment (RBR) soldier and accordingly the RBR’s Commanding Officer has been notified.

Commissioner Stephen Corbishley and Deputy Commissioner Designate Darrin Simons visited the injured 29 year old woman in hospital on Monday.

Commissioner Corbishley is monitoring the investigation closely and stated: “We appreciate the public’s concern regarding this regrettable incident. Police officers are trained to drive with urgency. However, a thorough investigation is being done and I await the findings to ascertain the full circumstances.”

Any witnesses are still encouraged to call the investigating officer Sergeant Raoul Ming on the main police telephone number 295-0011.

Male Motorcyclist Injured in Sunday Crash Remains Stable in ICU

At last check this morning (May 14th) the 52 year old male motorcyclist injured in a single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred around 4:20pm Sunday, May 12th at the north round-a-bout near Trimingham Road in Paget remained listed in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are still encouraged to call Constable Lakila Hart on the main police telephone number 295-0011.