Police Confirm Death: 52-Year-Old Collins Smith

August 12, 2017 | 2 Comments

[Updated] The police have now confirmed the death of 52-year-old Collins Smith following a collision on Black Watch Pass.

A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 52-year-old Collins Smith who tragically lost his life after being involved in a single vehicle collision, which took place on Black Watch Pass in Pembroke.

“Initial reports suggest that Mr. Smith was traveling south on his motorcycle, when apparently lost control of his vehicle and hit the curb. He was subsequently taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

“Anyone who may have witnessed this collision or anyone who may have information regarding the movements of Collins Smith prior to the collision should call PC Oswin Pereira on 7172360. A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to the family to assist during these difficult times.

“The Bermuda Police Service would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Collins Smith.”

Update 9.45pm: Acting Premier Walter Roban today said, “Last evening, Bermuda recorded another road fatality. Earlier today I reached out to family members of the gentleman who died and expressed the condolences of the Premier and the entire Cabinet.

“Our prayers and thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

“As a government and as a community we must work together to increase safety and reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on Bermuda’s roads.”

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  1. Wow!!
    Mr. Smith was a vibrant , colourful, happy person at Cup Match. He would wear his wide-brimmed straw hat too!!
    To all of Mr. Smith’s family members condolences at this very painful and tragic time!!

  2. A Bermudian in Wales says:

    It is so deeply sad and disturbing to see the continuing toll on Bermuda’s roads. What is the answer? Sincere condolences to the families and friends of those we have lost this way.

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