Police: DUI suspect hits pedestrian

A 38-year-old woman was seriously hurt after she was struck by a car Wednesday night in the Grand Habour area.

The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at 7.25pm reporting that a woman had been knocked down on Shamrock Road.

Police and medics responded to the scene and found that a Kia Sportage had hit the 38-year-old pedestrian as she tried to cross the road.

The lady was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Her condition is said to be stable.

The Kia Sportage driver, also a 38-year-old woman, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident who has not yet spoken to a police officer. Anyone who can help should contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254.

Another crash in George Town

In a separate incident, two men were injured following a single vehicle car crash on Crewe Road early Thursday.

The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at around 2.05am from a member of the public reporting that a car had crashed in the vicinity of Cranbrook Drive.

Police and medics attended and found that a Honda Civic had collided with a concrete fence. The two males inside the car had sustained some injuries; the driver suffered a broken leg and some lacerations while his passenger sustained facial injuries.

Both were taken to hospital for treatment. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254.

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