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PLP Sandys MPs On Westover Farm Fire

PLP Sandys MPs On Westover Farm Fire

“This fire is a tragedy and our thoughts and prayers are with the Bascome family and it is our hope that our community rallies around them to ensure that this important institution is preserved,” the PLP MPs said following the recent fire at Westover Farm in the west end. A statement from the Sandys PLP MPs — Jamahl Simmons, Kim Wilson, Dennis... Read more of this article

Fire At Westover Farm In Sandys Parish

Fire At Westover Farm In Sandys Parish

[Updated] The Fire Service and Police are currently responding to a fire at Westover Farm in Sandys parish. A police spokesperson said, “Around 10:20am today, Thursday 25th November, a fire was reported at Westover Dairy Farm in Sandys parish. “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel are currently on scene dealing with the blaze, with Bermuda... Read more of this article

Minister & BRSC Chairman Extend Condolences

Minister & BRSC Chairman Extend Condolences

The Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott and Bermuda Road Safety Council, Chairman Dennis Lister III have extended condolences to the family of latest the road traffic fatality. Minister Scott said, “We extend our sincere condolences to the family of Mr. Albert Simmons. Our thoughts and prayers are with them today. We are deeply troubled that... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Albert Simmons

Police Confirm Death Of Albert Simmons

The police have now confirmed the death of 64-year-old Albert Simmons, which sadly marks Bermuda’s 16th road fatality for 2021. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 64-year-old Albert Simmons – Bermuda’s 16th road fatality for 2021 – and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr.... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Dies After Collision In Southampton

Motorcyclist Dies After Collision In Southampton

The police have confirmed that a male motorcyclist has died following a collision in Southampton this evening [Nov 14], marking the 16th road fatality of the year. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 6:00 p.m. today, Sunday 14th November, 2021, police and other first responders attended a serious single vehicle road traffic collision... Read more of this article

BPS Officer Shares CCTV Video Of Fatal Collision

BPS Officer Shares CCTV Video Of Fatal Collision

The police have confirmed that one of their officers “inappropriately shared a video of the most recent fatal road traffic collision” and said the “matter is now under disciplinary review.” Following the fatal collision, the police had said they were “aware of a video being circulated on social media, showing footage of today’s... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of Jahtino Richardson-Martin

BPS Confirm Death Of Jahtino Richardson-Martin

The police have now confirmed the death of 23-year-old Jahtino Richardson-Martin, which sadly marks the 15th road fatality for 2021. “Mr. Richardson-Martin was seriously hurt when the motorcycle he was riding and a car collided at the entrance of RUBiS Terceira’s North Shore service station shortly after 9:05am Wednesday, 3rd November,”... Read more of this article

Appeal For Information Regarding Fatal Collision

Appeal For Information Regarding Fatal Collision

The police are “seeking specific information about the movements of the two vehicles involved in Wednesday morning’s fatal collision.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to thank those witnesses that have already come forward to assist with the investigation regarding the island’s latest road fatality. “However,... Read more of this article

Road Safety Council Extends Condolences

Road Safety Council Extends Condolences

The Bermuda Road Safety Council said they “would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Tilhan Chitrananda, Mr. Matthew Cooper and to the young man who was involved in the fatal collision that occurred yesterday. “Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time,” a spokesperson said. “The... Read more of this article

People Urged To Stop Sharing Graphic Video

People Urged To Stop Sharing Graphic Video

The Bermuda Police Service said they are “aware of a video being circulated on social media, showing footage of today’s fatal road traffic collision.” “This is a very difficult time for those affected by this incident and graphic nature of the video, will no doubt cause further distress to families and parties involved. The video... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Matthew Cooper

Police Confirm Death Of Matthew Cooper

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] has confirmed the death of 58-year-old Matthew Cooper following a collision on October 17, so the island has now had 15 road fatalities in 2021. A police spokesperson said, “This afternoon, Wednesday 3rd November, it was further confirmed that 58-year-old Matthew Cooper succumbed to his injuries at the King Edward... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Collision

Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Collision

[Updated: The police have confirmed the death of a 23-year-old male motorcyclist following a collision this morning] A 23-year-old rider was injured following a collision today [Nov 3] on North Shore Road in Smith’s. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 9:05am today, Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, a reported serious two vehicle collision... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Vehicle Overboard In East End

Photos & Video: Vehicle Overboard In East End

[Updated] A vehicle was seen overboard in the East End this morning [Nov 1]. The circumstances surrounding this are unclear at this time and further details are limited, however the police were on scene and we asked them for information and will update as able.Update 10.25am: A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 5:08 a.m. on Monday 1st... Read more of this article