Serious Collision: South Road, Southampton

Tue, 2021-05-04

Around 5:47pm today, Tuesday 4th May 2021, police and other first responders attended a collision involving a pedestrian and a motorcycle, along South Road near the junction with Lighthouse Road, Southampton.

Early reports suggest that a 19 year old man was traveling west on a motorcycle, when he was involved in a collision with a 82 year old male pedestrian, who was attempting to cross the road.

Both parties were conveyed via ambulance to KEMH for treatment to their injuries.

The motorcycle rider is believed to have suffered a serious leg injury, while the pedestrian is believed to have suffered serious head injuries.

Police are currently on the scene commencing an investigation and traffic is being diverted at Lighthouse Road and Tribe Road #3 Southampton.

Anyone who may have witnessed this accident is asked to call police on 211.

Update: Wednesday, May 5th - Fourth road fatality for 2021.