Police Confirm Man Dies Following Collision

January 16, 2019

fatal collision Bermuda Jan 17 2019[Updated] Emergency services have responded to a collision tonight [Jan 16] located on Harbour Road in Paget, which appeared to involve a motorcycle.

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel, police and an ambulance attended the scene and the motorcyclist was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.

Update 11.59pm: A police spokesperson said, “First responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Harbour Road in Paget in the area of Highwood Lane at 11:21pm.

“Details are still emerging but it appears that a male on a motorcycle was traveling on Harbour Road when he lost control of his cycle and collided with a wall.

“The man was rushed to the hospital and he is being treated for serious injuries. The road has been cordoned off whilst the scene is being processed by the relevant officers.”

Update 12.35am, Jan 17: A police spokesperson said, “We can confirm the male involved in the collision has passed. No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified. This marks the first road traffic fatality for 2019.”

Update 11.52am: The police have now confirmed the death of 40-year-old Richardo Gibbs Hill.

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