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Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

Inquest Into Death Of Tahira Baker In Fire In UK

After dying in a fire on September 23, 2015, an inquest has found that Tahira Baker’s death shows “no evidence of suicide or foul play,” with a candle believed to be at fault for causing the blaze. A story in The Star said, “Tahira Baker was caught up in a fire at her flat at Carwood Green, Burngreave. At an inquest into her... Read more of this article

Visitor Recovering After Rental Cycle Collision

Visitor Recovering After Rental Cycle Collision

The 42-year-old American male visitor injured in a rental cycle crash in Paget on Monday had been transferred from the ICU to a general ward. A police spokesperson said, “At last check 7:30am today [Thursday, September 22nd] the 42-year-old American male visitor injured in a reported single vehicle rental cycle crash on South Road in Paget near... Read more of this article

Royal Caribbean Crew Member Dies In France

Royal Caribbean Crew Member Dies In France

One Royal Caribbean crew member has died and four other crew members were injured on the Harmony of the Seas recently in an accident that took place in France. The tragic accident was similar to an incident in Bermuda on July 20 that saw two lives lost, with both involving lifeboats falling from cruise ships into the water during a safety drill. A BBC... Read more of this article

Three People Injured In Southampton Collision

Three People Injured In Southampton Collision

[Updated] Traffic is presently being diverted in the Middle Road, Southampton area by Jews Bay due to a collision involving two motorcycles. At just before 2pm today [Sept 21], a police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place at 1:23pm today on Middle Road in Southampton in... Read more of this article

Two Men Remain In ICU After Collisions

Two Men Remain In ICU After Collisions

A 42-year-old American visitor and a 36-year-old Barbadian injured in separate vehicle collisions remain in the Intensive Care Unit in stable and critical condition, respectively. A police spokesperson said, “At last check 7.15am today [Sept 21], the 42-year-old American male visitor injured in a reported single vehicle rental cycle crash on South... Read more of this article

Two Visitors Injured In Rental Cycle Collision

Two Visitors Injured In Rental Cycle Collision

Two visitors from Ohio were injured in a rental cycle collision last night in Paget, with a 42-year-old man listed in stable condition in the ICU, while a 43-year-old woman has been treated at the hospital and discharged. A police spokesperson said, “Around 8pm on Monday, September 19th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle... Read more of this article

Second Crewman Dies After Cruise Ship Accident

Second Crewman Dies After Cruise Ship Accident

Following an incident on July 20 that saw four crewmembers aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway injured, a second man has died; the death of Ben Buenaventura comes after 41-year-old Filipino national Diogenes Carpio passed away shortly after the incident. This is according to the website of the Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman law firm,... Read more of this article

Man Remains In ICU After Collision On Sept 3

Man Remains In ICU After Collision On Sept 3

The 36-year-old male motorcyclist injured on a collision on September 3rd, remains in the ICU, however his condition has been moved from ‘critical’ to ‘stable.’ A police spokesperson said, “The investigation into the circumstances of a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash at the junction of Lane Hill and Cavendish Road... Read more of this article

BPS: Richard Johnston Died Of Natural Causes

BPS: Richard Johnston Died Of Natural Causes

88-year-old taxi driver Richard Johnston — who was involved in a collision on Barnes Corner on Friday evening – ”died of natural causes” so his death is “not classified as a road traffic fatality,” the police said today. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that the autopsy of... Read more of this article

36-Year-Old Man Remains In Critical Condition

36-Year-Old Man Remains In Critical Condition

The 36-year-old male motorcyclist injured in a collision last Saturday [Sept 3] remains in critical condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “The investigation into the circumstances of a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash at the junction of Lane Hill and Cavendish Road in Pembroke around 2:30am Saturday, September 3rd continues. “At... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Richard Johnston

Police Confirm Death Of Richard Johnston

The police have confirmed the death of 88-year-old Richard Johnston of Warwick, who died following a collision on Barnes Corner on Friday evening. The police said they are not “currently classifying this incident as a road traffic fatality until cause of death has been determined by an autopsy.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Shelly Bay Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Shelly Bay Collision

[Updated] Emergency services tonight [Sept 10] responded to a collision which occurred on North Shore Road in Shelly Bay, near the junction with Studio Lane. There was a damaged motorcycle at the scene that had been moved to a nearby sidewalk and we understand the rider was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. The... Read more of this article

88-Year-Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

88-Year-Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

[Updated - Police confirm the death of the man] An 88-year-old male driver was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital tonight [Sept 9] following a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a taxi overturning, resulting in the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extricating the man out of the vehicle. A police spokesperson said, “At about... Read more of this article