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BPS Confirm Death: 14-Yr-Old Dennikia Lambert

BPS Confirm Death: 14-Yr-Old Dennikia Lambert

The police have confirmed the death of 14-year-old Dennikia Lambert, who died as a result of a collision that took place last night in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Police can now confirm the death of 14 year old Dennikia Lambert, who died as a result of a road traffic collision that took place at 8pm on Wednesday evening at Dock Hill... Read more of this article

14-Year-Old Girl Dies Following Traffic Collision

14-Year-Old Girl Dies Following Traffic Collision

[Updated: Police have confirmed that a 14-year-old girl has died.] Three people have been injured with one sustaining “serious” injuries in a collision tonight [July 27] located on Palmetto Road at the roundabout near Dock Hill and Frog Lane. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “At 8pm Wednesday 27th July 2016, police first responders... Read more of this article

Video: Vehicle Fire On Angle Street Extinguished

Video: Vehicle Fire On Angle Street Extinguished

[Updated] At approximately 4.45pm this afternoon [July 27] emergency services responded to a vehicle fire on Angle Street near the junction with Court Street. Firefighters arrived to find a car with flames and smoke emitting from the vehicle’s engine compartment, and proceeded to extinguish the blaze with two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus. Details... Read more of this article

23-Year-Old Man In ICU Following Collision

23-Year-Old Man In ICU Following Collision

The 23-year-old man involved with the collision yesterday in Southampton is listed in critical condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “The 23-year-old man that was involved with the collision that took place at 3:25pm at the junction of Horseshoe Road and Palm Valley in Southampton is listed in critical condition in the ICU . “Details... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Horseshoe Road Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Horseshoe Road Collision

Emergency services responded to a serious collision on Horseshoe Road this afternoon [July 26] where a motorcycle rider was injured and taken to the hospital. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “Police and first responders attended a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision that took place at 3:25pm at the junction of Horseshoe Road... Read more of this article

Cup Match Holiday: Public Urged To Drive Safely

Cup Match Holiday: Public Urged To Drive Safely

On the eve of the Cup Match holiday weekend, the Bermuda Hospitals Board and the Bermuda Road Safety Council are urging the public to drive safely and responsibly. “We urge the public not to drive while under the influence of drugs or alcohol,” said Bermuda Road Safety Council Chairperson Erica Rance Mills. “Please remember you are also at risk... Read more of this article

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Police: Front Street Is Now Open To All Traffic

Following the fire on Front Street on Thursday morning, traffic restrictions were put in place resulting in motorists traveling into the city experiencing delays. Restoration work is underway and Police today [July 23] said that Front Street is now open to all traffic and a temporary sidewalk has been setup. The blaze took hours to get under control,... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

Photos/Video: Work Begins After Front Street Fire

The restoration work is underway on Front Street following the early morning blaze that caused severe damage on Thursday morning. At approximately 4.30am on Thursday, the fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service deploying 16 vehicles and over 30 members to battle the blaze.The blaze took hours to get under control, and... Read more of this article

Two People Hospitalised After Dockyard Collision

Two People Hospitalised After Dockyard Collision

Emergency services responded to a collision on Pender Road in Dockyard at approximately 10.30pm tonight [July 22] where it appears two cars collided resulting in two people being transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel arrived on the scene and cared for the injured persons until an attending... Read more of this article

OBA, PLP Thank Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service

OBA, PLP Thank Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service

Both the PLP and OBA have extended their thanks to the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service for their efforts in extinguishing the fire on Front Street, and also expressed their support for the businesses that have been affected by the fire.At approximately 4.30am yesterday morning [July 21], a fire broke out on Front Street, with Bermuda Fire and Rescue... Read more of this article

BPS: Delays For Motorists Traveling In The City

BPS: Delays For Motorists Traveling In The City

[Updated] Following the fire on Front Street yesterday morning, some traffic restrictions remain in place this morning [July 22] and the police advise that motorists traveling into the city may experience some delays. A police spokesperson said, “As a result of the fire there will be delays for motorist traveling in the city this morning. “Front... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Diogenes Carpio

Police Confirm Death Of Diogenes Carpio

The Bermuda Police Service has identified the crewman that died following an incident at a cruise ship in Dockyard yesterday [July 20] as 41-year-old Filipino national Diogenes Carpio.A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Carpio, a Filipino national, was one of four crewman involved in an incident that occurred onboard the cruise ship Norwegian... Read more of this article

Minister Praises ‘Exceptional Professionalism’

Minister Praises ‘Exceptional Professionalism’

“Exceptional professionalism and tremendous stamina,” said Minister of National Security, Senator Jeffrey Baron today [July 21] in reflecting on the response of the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] to this morning’s fire on Front Street. Earlier today, Minister Baron had the opportunity to visit the scene and survey the damage, while the... Read more of this article