24 Yr Old Uthmani Talbot Dies After Collision

November 30, 2013

[Updated with audio] 24 year old Uthmani Talbot died this morning [Nov 30] following a motorcycle collision on Harrington Sound Road.

A police spokesperson said, “At 3:20am first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision on Harrington Sound Road 400 meter east of Harrington Sound Primary.

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“It appears that a 24 year old Smith’s man was traveling east on that said road when he lost control of his motorcycle and appears to have collided into a wall and parked car.

“He was taken to the hospital were he was later pronounced dead. No further information will be given until the next of Kin has be notified.”

Update 2.56pm: The Bermuda Police Service has identified the young man as 24 year old Uthmani Talbot of Smith’s parish.

Update 3.03pm: A BFA spokesperson said, “It is with much sadness that the Bermuda Football Association has postponed the match between Ireland Rangers vs X’Road’s Warriors scheduled for tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. at Malabar Field due to the untimely death of X’Road’s player Uthmani Talbot who is the son of X’Road’s President Mr. Saleem Talbot.

“The Association is asking all Match Officials, teams and fans to observe a moments silence at the beginning of every match including those played this afternoon, tonight and tomorrow. We collectively send our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Uthmani. May he rest in peace.”

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  1. The Dark Knight Returns says:

    Oh no sad. My condolences to this young man’s family and friends.

  2. the people says:

    Rip..hard for the family to take a lloss during the Christmas period let alone any other time of the year

  3. VVJ says:

    Another young Bermudian life lost on the road. So sad. My thoughts go out to his family at this terrible time.

  4. Dano says:

    RIP young man. My condolences to this youngsters family and friends.

  5. Between de lines says:

    Note, you may be right, but tho he lived in Bermuda does not mean he was Bermudian. Nonetheless still very sad and condolences to the family.

    • Rick Mendez says:

      Hey dips*** he was my friend and he was natice from there so before you speak next time know the correct nformation..

    • Bozey says:

      You are obviously not Bermudian or know anything about certain areas… Devil’s Hole – Talbot … Go back under your rock!!

    • Between de lines says:

      this comment was written before the name was revealed. I am Bermudian just so you know and would have recognized the surname in an instant. Unfortunately, the timing of posts do not appear to be in realtime. Sorry for your loss.

  6. Time Shall Tell says:

    Rest now my friend, my condolences to the family & close friends. Such tragedies are hard at any time but especially so during what should be a happy time of the year.

    Please, be more responsible on the roads Bermuda we need you & can’t afford such losses.

  7. a photog says:

    and so close the Christmas my condolence to the family

  8. D. Evans says:

    Condolences to his family & friends. RIP young man

  9. letmypeoplego says:

    its very sobering to see only encouraging messages today! RIP young man..and may god comfort the family and friends..

  10. Terry says:

    Rest in peace young man.
    As for the idiots who “dislike”…….
    It must be a personal thing towards the author.
    Shalom.

  11. Y-Gurl says:

    Condolences to the family, friends and co workers, such a sad thing at anytime of the year, our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest in Peace.

  12. The Ombudsman makes a statement and says:

    this was a close friend of mine may the family find peace

  13. G Kash says:

    R.I.P Uncle ;(. Its sad to wake up to find out you’ve lost a family member.

  14. terry says:

    The author being the one/s that wrote condolences and they were disliked.
    Sad.
    Was not talking about myself but it just goes to show how stupid people are when they assume.
    Oh well.

  15. fedup Nana says:

    “Between de lines”

    Whoever you are; shame on you with that heartless comment. Note:.. read between these lines… you are ~~

    • Sandy Bottom says:

      What was heartless about his comment? He offered condolences.

    • Between de lines says:

      @fedupnana and sandy bottom, i am a she and a Bermudian mother. I am also an aunt of a 22 year old Bermudian male, so when I learn of such tragedies, I immediately think of my nephew, and my heart goes out to the family.
      The comment was not made to offend but to try and remind fellow bermudians that our island is multicultural, even in sad times such as these we must remember that, and not assume that the person is Bermudian. I wrote the comment before the young man’s name was revealed, otherwise I would have known from the surname. I guess comments do not get posted in a timely fashion.

  16. DHF FAMILY says:

    R.I.P Mani Love you like life bra so so so hard to take right now

  17. Concerned Citizen says:

    I send my love to a beautiful and wonderful family, and to their community.

  18. sml says:

    So very sad. Sleep in peace young man. Condolences to his family and friends.

  19. maaida says:

    Condolences to the family from a friend and community member. May God bring his parents and siblings ease from this unimaginable sorrow. And Uthman, May your sins be forgiven, may your grave expand and bring you comfort, may you smell the sweetness of Paradise and may God raise you to a high status on the day of reckoning. I will pray for you.
    From God we come and to him we shall return. I know he can not read this so this is a simple more to others. All he has now is the prayers from others.

  20. Akhi says:

    Inna lillahi Wa inna ilaihi Rajioon – may the Rab give his family patience, sabr jameel, strength and reinforce their Iman. May br. Uthmani be granted Jannat Al-Firdaus inshallah.

    ‘It is Allah’s that takes and it is He that gives, and He prescribes a certain destiny for every matter.’ Al-Bukhari and Muslim said by the Prophet (PBUH) when He mourned the death of his son Ibrahim.

    p.s. other commentators would really please appreciate some basic courtesy and no mocking of above.

  21. Heniken says:

    condolences to the family and friends. I think the dislike votes are very sad and thoughtless. probably the same a** H**e

    • Worry says:

      Such a wonderful family may you find strength through this . My prayers are with you all .

  22. Takbir Karriem Sharrieff says:

    Al-Hamdullilah…..Allah-u-Akbar….Lah-illah-il Allah…Muhammadur….Rasullahla…….May the peace and blessings of Allah forever be upon Uthmani and enter him into paradise amongst the Believers…He was loved by many…..and appreciated by all….may the mercy and blessings and peace and comfort enter into the hearts of his family and loved ones…..he is missed by the entire community….prayers and peace be upon us all…and forgiveness and mercy..Ameen.!

  23. FTheSystem says:

    R.I.P Mani taught me how to play football at xroads

  24. jenni says:

    To the Talbot Fanily , It was hard when we heard the sad news. Have our condolence and may God be with you all.From the Edwards/Simmons and Rochester Family.

  25. Tricks Are For Kids says:

    Condolences family…….you’re going to be missed……

    We are living in a cold cruel world when you can “dislike” words of comfort to a family that’s in mourning….smh…

  26. berkeley-ITE says:

    Another Berkeley-ite gone in the past couple of months. This really sucks. Lookn back at pics makes it even harder. RIP Uthmani and Jahi. We will all miss u both.

  27. Erasmus says:

    God with the family. What a family.

  28. Uncle says:

    Unreal. A true friend gone too soon. You were an inspiration, a straight A student, and my Head Boy. You will not be forgotten Mani. Love you Mani.

  29. Poohan says:

    RIP Uthmani, dear friend.

  30. Kathy S. says:

    With a heart of sorrow, I don’t know what to say!! He was such a fine, well respected, friendly, close friend to my daughter, mentor to my son, friend of my family, loved by many, joker, full of smiles, caring, just so much potential and Just gone way too soon. Only God knows why.

    Condolences to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  31. Common cent$ says:

    Condolences to the family. Nothing good happens here after midnight.

  32. shayron says:

    Condolences to the family. May he Rest In Peace

  33. RIP lil cuz, my heart hurts to learn of Uthmani’s sudden passing. My condolences Talbot family, may you be comforted during this difficult time from cuz Lillian & family.

  34. tragic says:

    is there any information (date & time) on the funeral/ memorial?

    • Mani's Fiancée says:

      Tomorrow, Monday Dec 2 at 2pm is the intended date/ time. Should be updating everyone soon, God allowing.

  35. Jamai says:

    Firstly I would like to offer this young man’s family my deepest condolences, May you find peace during this time.

    Secondly, you shameful people disliking comments that are speaking to the family and friends of this young man giving them their condolences you know that Karma is vicious and God forbid someone in your family passes away and you have to deal with insensitive people such as yourselves.

    SMH so sad…..

  36. New Bermudian says:

    I knew him as a boy- bright, articulate, kind. What a shame all of that is now cut short. Deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Talbots.

  37. Michelle says:

    I am happy to have called you friend and cherish the times we had together. A promising young Bermudian with so much life yet to live and so much love yet to give. My heart goes out to your family and friends. Each day gets harder then the last. I know you’re in a better place. Until we meet again, my dearest friend.

  38. Bermudian says:

    RIP Uthmani. An amazing person to be around with a contagious smile. His outgoing personality and witty humor will truly be missed. It was a pleasure to be able to work with him and get to know him. Such a bright and promising future. Deepest condolences to his family!

  39. skinnydipper says:

    This young man worked under me at tuckers pou I am telling the world there were few young man on this island full of so much future as he had. He must have been a mother’s dream son. He was handsome, he was smart, he was respectFULL, he was kind, he was fun, he was liked ,he was a
    exemple too the other kids. please have my condolence to the family Bermuda has truly lost one of it treasure. I felt honoured to have had him worked under my supervision at Tuckers point beach club and i bet i could talk for that entire crew in saying Uthmani was a wonderfull person

  40. Bermuda123 says:

    A wonderful young man who I had the complete privilege of working with for 2 years. He had a great future. My sincere condolences to the family.

  41. Big Boss says:

    To the Talbot family, you have my sympathies. Uthmani just wasn’t a very good football player, but he was a real nice person. Having played against him a few times, he was a ‘gentleman’ on the pitch. He never seemed to get flustered or let his passion for the game, cause his to act unsportmanlike. A good, young Bermudian male, gone to soon. RIP.