Police Confirm Deaths Of Darrell And Moniz

June 28, 2018

The police have confirmed the deaths of 59-year-old Navell Darrell and 66-year-old William Moniz, which mark the fifth and sixth road fatalities of the year.

A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the deaths of 59-year-old Mr. Navell Darrell as well as 66-year-old Mr. William Moniz – the fifth and sixth road fatalities of 2018 – and extends sincere condolences to their respective families and friends.

“Mr. Darrell was seriously injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car driven in the opposite direction along St. John’s Road in Pembroke near the junction with Berkeley Road around 10:35am Wednesday, June 27th. He was rushed to hospital via ambulance but pronounced dead later that morning.

“Mr. Moniz was seriously injured when the pedal cycle he was riding collided with a male motorcyclist on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Vesey Street around 11:50pm Saturday, June 23rd. He was also rushed to hospital via ambulance and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition, where he remained until his death on Wednesday afternoon [June 27th].

“The loved ones of Mr. Darrell and Mr. Moniz have each been assigned a Family Liaison Officer to assist them during this difficult time for both families.

“Separate investigations regarding the circumstances of these fatal collisions continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are urged to contact Constable Crai-Che Hall regarding the St. John’s Road, Pembroke incident – or Constable Sean Simons regarding the Middle Road, Devonshire incident – on the main police telephone number 295-0011 at the earliest opportunity.”

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