The 60-year-old St George's man had to be cut out of his wrecked SUV before he was hoisted to a waiting ambulance. <em>*Photo supplied</em>
The 60-year-old St George's man had to be cut out of his wrecked SUV before he was hoisted to a waiting ambulance. *Photo supplied

MONDAY, APRIL 30 12:45PM UPDATE: Two motorists were rushed to hospital in the early hours of Sunday morning after being injured in separate crashes.

At 2:30am police attended an accident near the round-about at the junction of North Shore Road and Palmetto Road in Pembroke.

The driver of an SUV had ploughed through a wooden fence, over the embankment and onto the shoreline below.

The 60-year-old St George's man had to be cut out of his wrecked vehicle before he was hoisted to a waiting ambulance.

He was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital for treatment. Police said on Monday he was in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit.

Just over an hour later officers were called to a second accident in Pembroke where a motorist had hit a fence and overturned.

The 25-year-old Pembroke woman had been travelling along Cemetery Road when she lost control of her car at 3:55am.

The woman was rushed to hospital by ambulance and treated for her injuries. She has been discharged from the hospital.

Police are investigating both accidents and witnesses are being sought.

Anyone with any information on the first crash at the round-about should call PC Anthony Ricketts on 295-0011.

While witnesses to the second accident on Cemetery Road should contact PC Lloyd Peterkin on 295-0011.