Police Officer Involved In Causeway Collision

October 1, 2014

A police officer was involved in a collision on the Causeway on Monday [Sept 29], after the police motorcycle he was riding crashed into a car, resulting in him receiving what the police describe as “relatively minor injuries.”

Police Bike Accident Bermuda, September 29 2014-1

The collision occurred at approximately 3.15pm and emergency services attended the scene with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service tending to the injured person before an attending ambulance transported him to King Edward Memorial Hospital for further treatment.

Traffic flow on the causeway was restricted to one lane directed by police as the traffic collision investigator processed the accident scene.

Police Bike Accident Bermuda, September 29 2014-1-2

A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:15pm on Monday, September 29th first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision on the Causeway in St. George’s. It appears that a police motorcyclist riding with emergency lights and siren activated collided with a car.

“The officer sustained relatively minor injuries, was treated at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital and discharged. There were no other injuries reported. Both vehicles were damaged and subsequently towed from the scene. Inquiries regarding this collision are ongoing.”

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  1. There had been quite a number of E.M.S.vehicle along with police cars / jeeps for this accident. Why weren’t the manpower use to track down them that do think they are “gangsters” traveling around firing live ammo in public ?

    • more than enough says:

      Ask your oba

      • Justabermudianlady says:

        Please tell us what OBA had to do with the accident? You talk foolishness.

        • bdaboy says:

          The OBA is white, except for its black members, so therefore it’s at fault.

    • Keepin' it Real!...4Real! says:

      come on Bo…it was one of their own…need i say more ?

  2. islandguy says:

    See even SPEEDING cops can have accidents!LOL

  3. Come Correct says:

    Saw 2 out of 3 police bikes overtake on a corner this week. No lights, no sirens, no training plates or vests. This comes as no surprise.

  4. mumbojumbo says:

    now…if that had been a triumph this would have been very upsetting,you don,t get the recruites for cycle squad becaus you don’t utilise triumph…or buell…..sad really.Speedy recovery mate…

  5. blackberry says:

    police!!! all day speed up and down pass Hamilton parish …. I’m not surprise..

  6. Shell says:

    Just curious, but how is that “addition” on the back of the car legal? Wouldn’t this create a huge blind spot?

    • islandguy says:

      Or a chin catcher:)

    • Keepin' it Real!...4Real! says:

      what does the addition have to do with the car being rear ended..? if that was me on the bike i would be in court for due care and attention in 3 months time…regardless of the aerodynamic addition to the car…if you hit something from the rear then you are guilty of lack of attention.

  7. nana says:

    Glad to know both parties are ok.

  8. 69RSSS says:

    Is that a car or a really goofy looking plane?

  9. more than enough says:

    That cop obviously can’t ride, the car is pulled to the side…the “third lane” is clear as a bell in the picture. And he couldn’t have been going very fast as there doesn’t appear to be much damage. He must have been dreaming, can’t ask for a much straighter road than that.
    Oh well just tack it on the bill… the bps seems to have a propensity for for buying new fancy vehicles.
    If it is found to be his own neglect he should have to pay for both vehicles to be fixed.

    • Young PLP Fan says:

      Dumb Dumb. How do u even know that they were going in the same direction. And clearly the roads were wet. People need to stick to wat they know. Ujs

      • more than enough says:

        He hit the back of the car idiot look at the picture!

        • more than enough says:

          The picture also reveals that it rained after the crash.
          Under the jeep is dry.
          “Can’t touch this!”

        • Carlos Cardoso says:

          Probably on his cell phone

      • foldgers says:

        Actually it is dry under the police vehicle that RESPONDED to the accident. According to forensics, that would indicate that at the time of response, the road was dry. The rain pattern around the responding vehicle indicates a shower AFTER the vehicle had stopped. Meaning that at the time of impact, the road was in fact dry. Also had the wetness of the road , been a contributing factor the impact would have been much more pronounced. It appeas that a momentary lapse in concentration may have been at fault.

        • more than enough says:

          That’s what I said under the jeep is dry. Obviously the jeep is one of the responders the bike is laying on the road at the scene of the crash, you don’t need forensics to figure that out.

          • foldgers says:

            Im not being petty but you said it at 10;26 pm, I had already said it at 9 ;34 am. this is for more than enough. Just making that notation.

  10. Triangle Drifter says:

    Tailgating? Never heard of the 2 second rule? Maybe the driver of the car ‘saw a cat’ run across the road & slammed brakes.

    That stupid looking spoiler must make a huge difference in car performance at 50K.

    • sage says:

      Stop hatin’, what about the “police” race car in the parade yesterday, it had a huge wing and nitrous bottles on the trunk lid!

      • Keepin' it Real!...4Real! says:

        every time they open their mouth sage…nothing but s#!t falls out…its really scary to see n hear how the majority of the inhabitants here are really just clueless out reality…w0w…smFh.

  11. haha says:

    non-rider lmfao

  12. Sammy says:

    Yet another Marc Marquez wannabe.