Police Confirm Death Of Jokeem Richardson

May 11, 2017

The police have now confirmed the death of 23-year-old Jokeem Richardson following a collision yesterday on Blue Hole Hill, and said the car driver, a 55-year-old woman, was arrested in connection with the matter.

A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 23 year old Jokeem Richardson and extends sincere condolences to his family & friends.

“Mr. Richardson was seriously injured in a collision around 4:15pm Wednesday, May 10th involving the motorcycle he was riding, a car and a tow truck on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton parish.

“Despite life-saving efforts at the scene by EMTs which continued during transport via ambulance, he was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

“A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist Mr. Richardson’s family at this difficult time.

“The car driver, believed to be a 55 year old Smith’s parish woman, was arrested in connection with this matter and subsequently released on police bail pending further enquiries.

“The Bermuda Police Service is aware that there were considerable traffic delays following this fatal collision and we would like to apologize to those affected for any inconvenience caused and thank them for their patience as collision investigators examined the scene.

“The investigation regarding the third road fatality for this year continues and any witnesses that have not already come forward are asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788.‎”

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