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Person Extracted From Vehicle After Crash

Person Extracted From Vehicle After Crash

At approximately 3:07am this morning [Feb 28] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of a single vehicle road traffic accident on the North Shore Road in Pembroke, near to the Tyne’s Bay Treatment Facility. Fire Service spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis stated, “The Fire Service responded to a road traffic accident... Read more of this article

Tank Punctured, Results In Small Diesel Oil Spill

Tank Punctured, Results In Small Diesel Oil Spill

A small diesel oil spill occurred on Tuesday [Feb 24] when a crane fuel tank was accidentally punctured in the vicinity of Bethell’s Island, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] said. A BMOC spokesperson said, “A diligent member of the public contacts BMOC to report an oil slick in Ely’s Harbour. The gentleman also reports the presence... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: East End House Fire Extinguished

Photos/Video: East End House Fire Extinguished

[Updated] Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel attended a house fire at approximately 8.30pm tonight [Feb 25] on Talavera Lane located in Wellington, St. George’s. Two fire service vehicles responded with police personnel also attending the scene. Fire fighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze and searched the property.... Read more of this article

Man Denies Causing Harm By Driving Carelessly

Man Denies Causing Harm By Driving Carelessly

Appearing in Magistrates Court this morning [Feb 25], a 49-year-old man denied causing grieving bodily harm to another person by driving carelessly. John Cordeiro pleaded not guilty to causing grieving bodily harm to another person by driving carelessly, which allegedly occurred on 4th September 2014. Magistrate Khamisi Tokunbo set trial for late May... Read more of this article

Truck Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

Truck Driver Arrested After Crashing Into Wall

A 24-year-old truck driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after crashing his truck into the wall of the Squash Club in Devonshire, which resulted in multiple people — including bystanders — being injured.A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30pm on Saturday, February 21st first responders attended a reported collision... Read more of this article

Photos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

Photos: Three Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

[Updated] As of 2.00pm this afternoon [Feb 21], emergency service personnel are on scene following a collision on Middle Road in Devonshire, in the area by the Squash Club] It appears that two or three vehicles were involved in the collision, and first responders had to help extricate someone from one of the vehicles. Fire personnel, police and two... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured After Collision With A Car

Motorcyclist Injured After Collision With A Car

[Updated] A man has been transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital this evening [Feb 20] after the motorcycle he was riding and a car collided on Middle Road in Warwick near the junction with St. Mary’s Road.Emergency services attended the scene with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and ambulance personnel assisting the injured rider before he... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Boat Moved From Causeway

Photos & Video: Boat Moved From Causeway

[Updated with video] Over 24 hours after the high winds resulted in a boat ending up lodged next to the Causeway, the vessel remains in the same location, however a barge was seen in the area this afternoon [Feb 17] indicating they may be getting prepared to shift the boat. The high winds that caused this situation have not yet abated, with the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Coast Guard Rescues Bermuda Bound Sailors

Coast Guard Rescues Bermuda Bound Sailors

A father and son sailing to Bermuda were recently stranded after getting caught in a large storm, requiring the United States Coast Guard to rescue them in “near hurricane-force winds” on Sunday [Feb 15]. Coast Guard crews responded to an offshore distress call from the 43-foot sailing vessel Sedona, which was disabled and adrift in a winter... Read more of this article

42 Year Old Man In ICU Following Collision

42 Year Old Man In ICU Following Collision

A 42-year-old man is in the ICU with serious internal injuries following a collision last night [Feb 15] at the junction of Crow Lane and Corkscrew Hill. A police spokesperson said, “At approximately at 9:50pm on Sunday night police responded to a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision that took place at the junction of Crow Lane and Corkscrew... Read more of this article


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