Driver in custody after crashing into Special Constable


A 21-year-old car driver is now in police custody after crashing into a Special Constable who is now hospitalised in a stable condition.

Police reports indicate that the accident occurred on Friday on Main Street, New Amsterdam at around 07:00 hrs. The driver of PPP 9004 was proceeding east across Main Street when he collided with the pedal cyclist, 48-year-old Maricella Bruce, a Special Constable, who was proceeding south along the eastern side of the road.

As a result of the collision, Bruce fell onto the road surface where she received injuries on her face, above her right eye. She was picked up by the said driver in a conscious condition and taken to New Amsterdam Public Hospital where she was admitted as a patient. Her condition is regarded as stable.

The diver of the motor car is currently in custody and the vehicle is lodged at the police station. Investigations are ongoing.


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