Serious Road Traffic Collision on South Road in Warwick [Updated]

Sun, 2021-09-19

Around 7:50 p.m. on Sunday 19th September, 2021, police responded to a reported serious road traffic collision involving two motorcycles on South Shore Road just east of the LITT restaurant.

Details are limited at this time, but reports are two motorcycles headed in opposite directions collided near the junction of South Shore Road and Glenwood Park Lane, Warwick.

One of the riders, a 46 year old male, reportedly sustained a broken arm and was in and out of consciousness.

The second rider, a 21 year old male was reportedly alert and had suffered only minor injuries.

Both men were attended to at the scene by EMS personnel and subsequently transported via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, where at last check, they were being attended to for their injuries.

The roadway was closed while Traffic Collision Investigators and officers from the Forensic Support Unit processed the scene.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 211 or, the main police number 295-0011.

Update: Tuesday, 21st September - At last check, the 46 year old male rider involved in Sunday evening’s serious two motorcycle collision on South Road in Warwick was in critical condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, while the other rider involved, a 21 year old male, was being treated at the hospital for a broken arm and awaiting further medical evaluation. Both men are local residents.

The investigation regarding the circumstances of this collision continues and witnesses that have not already come forward – or members of the public with relevant information – are once again asked to call 211 or the main police telephone number, 295-0011, as soon as possible.