The Bermuda Police have identified the gentleman who died this morning [Dec.5] following an accident as 38 year old Dion Richardson.
A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 38 year old Dion Richardson of Warwick.
“It appears that sometime prior to 1:55am Monday, December 5th Mr. Richardson was riding a motorcycle along North Shore Road in Devonshire when a collision occurred with the round-a-bout at the junction of Barkers Hill and Palmetto Road.
“Mr. Richardson was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance in an unresponsive state and subsequently pronounced dead at 2:26am by an on call physician.
“The Bermuda Police Service extends condolences to the family & friends of Mr. Richardson. Inquiries are ongoing and any witnesses or anyone who may have been in the North Shore Road, Barkers Hill area between 1:30am and 1:55am Monday, December 5th is encouraged to contact PC Timothy Evelyn at the Roads Policing Unit on 295-0011 or 247-1788.”
Mr Richardson’s death marks the ninth road fatality for 2011.