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Motorcyclist Injured In Somerset Crash

Motorcyclist Injured In Somerset Crash

Emergency services responded to a crash tonight [May 24] that occurred on Middle Road in Somerset where it appears a motorcycle crashed near Somerset Bridge. Police have part of the roadway blocked off and one person is said to have been transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Further details are limited at this time, however we... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish ‘Controlled Burn’ In Sandys

BFRS Extinguish ‘Controlled Burn’ In Sandys

Earlier this week, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service were called in to extinguish a controlled burn in Sandys after it became a “nuisance to neighbours” The BFRS said, “The fire in question was what we call ‘a controlled burn’, meaning that somebody was supervising the burn of what should be horticultural waste. We were called in... Read more of this article

Car Collides With Pedestrian Crossing Light Pole

Car Collides With Pedestrian Crossing Light Pole

Police attended a collision on South Road in Paget early this morning [May 23] where it appears a car “struck a pedestrian crossing light pole” according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:55am Wednesday, May 23rd police officers attended a reported single vehicle car crash on South Road in Paget. “It appears that the driver... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Hit & Run

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Hit & Run

The police have appealed for witnesses following a hit and run in Hamilton that resulted in a 53-year-old male pedestrian being injured. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [May 22nd] the 53-year-old male pedestrian hurt around 1am Monday, May 21st during a hit and run involving a motorcyclist on Parliament Street in the City... Read more of this article

53-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured In ‘Hit & Run’

53-Year-Old Pedestrian Injured In ‘Hit & Run’

A 53-year-old male pedestrian is in stable condition after hit and run collision this morning [May 21] in Hamilton. A police spokesperson said, “Approximately 1am Monday, May 21st police and fellow first responders attended a reported collision on Parliament Street in the City of Hamilton, near the junction with Church Street. “It appears that a... Read more of this article

Fire Service Extinguish Rosemont Avenue Fire

Fire Service Extinguish Rosemont Avenue Fire

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a fire at a property on Rosemont Avenue near Pitts Bay Road this morning [May 20]. Multiple fire service vehicles attended the scene and some fire service personnel could be seen wearing breathing apparatus. Bernews understands a fire was extinguished in an apartment on the property. Further... Read more of this article

BFRS: ‘Explosion’ In Warwick, No One Injured

BFRS: ‘Explosion’ In Warwick, No One Injured

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded in Warwick this afternoon [May 17] following a report of explosion. The BFRS said, “At 12:02pm today [May 17th] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an explosion that took place on Marl Lane in Warwick. “We responded with one vehicle and four personnel and on our... Read more of this article

Visitor Airlifted Overseas After Scooter Crash

Visitor Airlifted Overseas After Scooter Crash

The 44-year-old American woman who was injured in a rental scooter crash on Monday on Somerset Road has been airlifted overseas for further medical treatment. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [May 16th] the 44-year-old American woman hurt in a single vehicle rental scooter crash around 6:50pm Monday, May 14th on Somerset... Read more of this article

44-Year-Old Visitor Stable In ICU After Collision

44-Year-Old Visitor Stable In ICU After Collision

A 44-year-old South Carolina woman injured in a collision while driving a rental scooter yesterday [May 14] remains in stable condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:50pm Monday, May 14th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle rental scooter crash on Somerset Road in Sandys parish, near... Read more of this article

Pedal Cyclist Hurt In Collision With Car

Pedal Cyclist Hurt In Collision With Car

Emergency services responded to a collision that occurred at the round-a-bout on St. John’s Road and Cemetery Road in Pembroke yesterday [May 12] where a pedal cyclist was injured. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:35am Saturday, May 12th police and fellow first responders attended a reported collision in the St. John’s Road, Woodlands... Read more of this article

Power Boat Engine ‘Exploded’ In Great Sound

Power Boat Engine ‘Exploded’ In Great Sound

On Sunday [May 6] an 18ft power boat reported that their “engine has exploded and vessel is taking on water” in the Great Sound. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 6th May, 2:11pm. Bermuda Radio is contacted by person onboard an 18ft Power boat reporting that engine has exploded, and vessel is taking on water... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Fourth Road Fatality Of 2018

Police Confirm Fourth Road Fatality Of 2018

The police have confirmed that the death of 84-year-old Lois Simmons marks the fourth road fatality of 2018. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that the autopsy of 84-year-old Lois Simmons has been completed. “Results verify Ms. Simmons died of injuries caused when the car she was driving struck a tree in the vicinity... Read more of this article

Two Stable & Two Discharged After Collisions

Two Stable & Two Discharged After Collisions

A 39-year-old man and a 41-year-old man are in stable condition on a general ward, while a 44-year-old man and an 18-year-old man have been treated and discharged from the hospital following separate collisions. Motorcyclist Hurt in North Shore Road Crash Stable on General Ward A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [May 7th] the... Read more of this article