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Motorcycle & Taxi Collision On South Road

Motorcycle & Taxi Collision On South Road

At approximately 10.30am this morning [May 25] there was a collision involving a taxi and motorcycle on South Road, in the area by Brighton Hill Road, with it appearing that the motorcycle crashed into the back of the taxi, resulting in damage to both vehicles. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Related... Read more of this article

Cruise Ship ‘Norwegian Dawn’ Arrives In Boston

Cruise Ship ‘Norwegian Dawn’ Arrives In Boston

After running aground while departing Bermuda last week, the cruise liner Norwegian Dawn has finally arrived at its destination of Boston, Massachusetts, with one passenger reporting the incident as a chance to spend “another day in Bermuda – perfect.” A story in the Boston Herald says, “Passengers on a cruise ship that ran aground... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death: 50-Year-Old Troy Hewey

Police Confirm Death: 50-Year-Old Troy Hewey

The police have confirmed that 50-year-old Troy Hewey has died following the traffic collision on Friday in Southampton, marking the 5th road traffic fatality of this year. A police spokesperson said, “Tonight [Saturday] at 10:55pm, 50-year-old Troy Hewey died as a result of injuries received in the Road Traffic Collision that took place at 8am... Read more of this article

Man Injured When Motorcycle And Van Collide

Man Injured When Motorcycle And Van Collide

Emergency services this afternoon [May 22] responded to Reid Street at the junction with Court Street where it appears a motorcycle and van were involved in a collision at approximately 12.30pm.The injured male rider was treated at the scene by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service EMTs until he was transferred to an attending ambulance and transported... Read more of this article

Minister: Norwegian Dawn Running Aground

Minister: Norwegian Dawn Running Aground

Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell delivered a Ministerial Statement in the House of Assembly today [May 22], providing an overview of the Norwegian Dawn running aground, making special mention of the Marine and Ports team, Pilots, Maritime Operations Center, and the tug boat crews for their successful efforts in refloating... Read more of this article

Two Traffic Collisions, Man In Critical Condition

Two Traffic Collisions, Man In Critical Condition

[Updated: There was a collision in Southampton involving a truck and motorbike, and then a second collision involving a cycle and the ambulance transporting the injured individual from the first incident. The motorcyclist involved in the first collision, a 50-year-old Southampton man, is in critical condition. ] There are presently traffic delays... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 52-Yr-Old Kevin Keeley

Police Confirm Death Of 52-Yr-Old Kevin Keeley

The police have named the 52 year old American visitor who died yesterday as Kevin Keeley from California. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 52 year old American visitor Kevin Keeley and extends condolences to his family and friends.” “It appears that Mr. Keeley, from California, was... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Happy Valley Brush Fire

Firefighters Extinguish Happy Valley Brush Fire

[Updated] At approximately 9.29pm tonight [May 20], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to a report of a confirmed brush fire in the Happy Valley area. Fire Service spokesperson, Sergeant Jamal Albuoy, reported “BFRS responded to the incident with appliances from our Hamilton Station and our Port Royal Station. Each appliance... Read more of this article

Aerial Video: Norwegian Dawn Stuck On Reef

Aerial Video: Norwegian Dawn Stuck On Reef

The predicament that the Norwegian Dawn found itself in yesterday [May 19] as it become grounded in the North Channel during an attempt to depart Bermuda was captured from many angles, including from shore and even on-board the ship, but an aerial video offers perhaps the most unique view of the situation. The vessel became stuck after leaving Dockyard... Read more of this article

Video: Norwegian Dawn Ship Leaves Bermuda

Video: Norwegian Dawn Ship Leaves Bermuda

[Updated] Minister of Tourism Development and Transport Shawn Crockwell confirmed today [May 20] that the Norwegian Dawn is currently alongside Kings Wharf to facilitate easy access for local divers, the Classification surveyor and the Norwegian Cruise Line technical team that arrived this morning. Rudy Cann who, in his capacity as On Scene Commander... Read more of this article

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