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Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

After crashing over an embankment five weeks ago, the truck has now been moved from its position in the water in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area, with the vehicle seen sitting on a barge this morning. Photo of the truck prior to its removal:The truck crashed quite a distance over the embankment, with the police previously confirming... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Front Street

Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Front Street

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on Friday afternoon on Front Street, which saw a 64-year-old man, who was attempting to walk across the road, “struck by a motorcyclist that did not stop.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are appealing for any witnesses to a reported collision that occurred around 3pm Friday, March... Read more of this article

Truck Still “Stuck” In Water Over One Month Later

Truck Still “Stuck” In Water Over One Month Later

After crashing over an embankment on February 17, the truck remains stuck there over one month later, partially submerged in the water in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area. The vehicle is now secured to the shoreline with straps, portions of the truck’s components appear to be dismantled, and the vehicle appears to be more submerged... Read more of this article

Two Injured & One Arrested In 3 Vehicle Crash

Two Injured & One Arrested In 3 Vehicle Crash

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and two motorcycle riders were injured after a three vehicle collision in Devonshire yesterday afternoon [March 21], in which the car driver crashed into the two motorcyclists and then struck a traffic island and utility pole. A Police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45pm Tuesday, March... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision In Sandys

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision In Sandys

[Updated] A male motorcyclist was taken to hospital via ambulance following a collision earlier today in the Scaur Hill, Sandys parish area. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:15pm today [Tuesday, March 21st] police and first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision in the Scaur Hill, Sandys parish area – apparently... Read more of this article

Overheated Oil Causes Minor Fire, Sets Off Alarm

Overheated Oil Causes Minor Fire, Sets Off Alarm

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to the Washington Mall in Hamilton on Saturday [March 18] where “a pan of oil that overheated” resulted in “a minor fire” and the building’s alarm system being activated.A Washington Properties spokesperson told Bernews, “One of our food outlets had a minor fire on Saturday... Read more of this article

Two Men Remain In Stable Condition In ICU

Two Men Remain In Stable Condition In ICU

The 29-year-old man injured in a collision on March 16th is in stable condition in the ICU, while the 19-year-old man injured in a “disturbance” in Warwick on March 14th also remains in stable condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier today [March 20th] the 29-year-old Pembroke man injured when the motorcycle... Read more of this article

70-Year-Old Woman Injured In Car Collision

70-Year-Old Woman Injured In Car Collision

A 70-year-old Devonshire woman was treated and discharged from hospital following a collision in Paget on Saturday. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:20pm on Saturday, March 18th police and first responders attended a reported single vehicle car crash on Middle Road in Paget near the junction with Chapel Road. “It appears that a 70 year... Read more of this article

Fire Service Responds To Mall Alarm Activation

Fire Service Responds To Mall Alarm Activation

At approximately 7.00pm this evening [March 18], the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to the Washington Mall area in Hamilton where it appears an alarm had been activated. Two fire service vehicles were seen outside the Washington Mall access on Reid Street where at least one fire fighter could be seen inside wearing breathing apparatus.... Read more of this article

Driver Injured In Collision On Middle Road

Driver Injured In Collision On Middle Road

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on Middle Road in Paget at approximately 2.15pm this afternoon [March 18] involving a car. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel tended to the injured driver before she was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. The roadway was temporarily blocked and traffic... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

Motorcyclist Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

A 29-year-old Pembroke man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after he crashed into a wall on Fairyland Road in Pembroke. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:30am today [March 16th] police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash on Fairyland Road in Pembroke, near the junction with Fairyland... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Responds To West End Fire

Photos: Fire Service Responds To West End Fire

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a reported fire at Mangrove Bay in Somerset at approximately 10.30pm tonight [March 13] where smoke could be seen coming from a roadside building. Fire service personnel could be seen with breathing apparatus equipment and police were also at the location. Details are limited at this time, however... Read more of this article

Minister Baron Thanks Fire Service After Bus Fire

Minister Baron Thanks Fire Service After Bus Fire

Minister of National Security Jeff Baron joined those in the community in thanking the bus operator, the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service, and those members of the public who assisted following Tuesday morning’s bus fire in Warwick. Last evening [March 8], Minister Baron stopped by the Fire Services headquarters in Hamilton to personally thank... Read more of this article