Police Confirm Death Of Sophie Fraser-Smith

July 19, 2017

The Bermuda Police Service have now confirmed the death of 21 year old Sophie Fraser-Smith, and said they extends sincere condolences to her family and friends.

“Ms. Fraser Smith was seriously injured around 3:10pm Tuesday, July 18th when a truck collided with the motorcycle she was riding along Middle Road in Southampton, near the junction with Scenic Heights Pass,” a police spokesperson said.

“She was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance but later succumbed to her injuries.

“A Family Liaison Officer has been appointed to support Ms. Fraser-Smith’s family at this tragic time.

“The truck driver, believed to be a 40 year old Pembroke man, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving.

“He complied with a demand for breath samples, passed the test and was later released on police bail pending further enquiries.

“Traffic diversions were in effect in the vicinity of Heron Bay Primary School for several hours while collision investigators examined the scene.

“Both vehicles involved have been impounded and the investigation into this year’s eighth road fatality continues.

“Any witnesses that have not already come forward are asked to contact Constable Walter Jackson on 247-1230 or e-mail wjackson@bps.bm.”

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