Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Collision

May 10, 2017

[Updated: The police confirm that the "male motorcyclist was seriously hurt and subsequently succumbed to his injuries." ]

There are currently traffic delays in the east end due to collisions, with traffic backed up in the Causeway and Kindley Field areas.

One collision occurred on the Causeway, however apparently that scene has now been cleared, while another collision occurred in the Blue Hole Hill area, with the police saying “initial information suggests that it may be serious.”

At 4.55pm, a police spokesperson said, “A collision has been reported in the Blue Hole Hill, Hamilton parish area. Details are limited at this time. However, initial information suggests that it may be serious.

“Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible until further notice and to expect delays in that vicinity.

“Please note that this is a different incident from the reported single vehicle crash that apparently occurred on the Causeway earlier this afternoon. That crash scene has since been cleared.”

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Update 5.42pm: The police remain on scene, however traffic is now moving…one lane/direction only.

Update 6.20pm: Traffic is still very backed up, and police remain on scene, indicating that this, as the police already stated, is a serious collision. We are expecting to receive another official police statement later this evening and will update as able.

Update 6.43pm: The police said, “‎Traffic is now being allowed to flow through the Blue Hole Hill area. An update regarding the collision will be provided in due course.”

Update 6.56pm: The police have just confirmed that the collision involved three vehicles, and the male motorcyclist has “succumbed to his injuries.”

A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:15pm on Wednesday, May 10th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious collision on Blue Hole Hill in Hamilton parish.

“It appears that a car, a motorcycle and a tow truck were involved. The male motorcyclist was seriously hurt and subsequently succumbed to his injuries.

“No further information regarding the deceased will be provided at this time until his next of kin has been notified.

“Inquiries continue regarding this fatal collision, the third for 2017 and any witnesses are asked to contact the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788 or the main police telephone number 295-0011.‎”

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