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BFRS Extinguish Fire On Boat In Dockyard

BFRS Extinguish Fire On Boat In Dockyard

On Thursday [Sept 15] there was a fire onboard a 28-foot unmanned Chriscraft powerboat in Dockyard. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Thursday 15th September, 10:30pm. Astute neighbours at Pier 41 Marina in Dockyard, spotted a fire onboard a nearby 28-foot unmanned Chriscraft powerboat. Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre confirmed... Read more of this article

Police Inquiries Regarding Medical Emergency

Police Inquiries Regarding Medical Emergency

A 62-year-old man had “apparently fallen from a wall and sustained a head wound” and police inquiries are “underway regarding the circumstances of this reported medical emergency and members of the public with any information are urged to come forward.” A police spokesperson said, “At approximately 1pm on Thursday, September... Read more of this article

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

Truck ‘Entangled In Cables,’ 350 Lose Power

[Updated] Approximately 350 residents lost power after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cable” on South Road in Devonshire today [Sept 16] and a BELCO crew is on scene working to restore power. BELCO tweeted the photo below, saying: “Shortly after 11am a tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables... Read more of this article

17-Year-Old Rider In ICU After Collision

17-Year-Old Rider In ICU After Collision

A 17-year-old male is in the ICU after a collision yesterday in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4pm Wednesday, 14th September 2022, a serious two vehicle collision involving a SUV and a motorcycle occurred at the junction of Middle Road and Orange Valley Road in Devonshire, near Devonshire Post Office. “It now appears that the driver... Read more of this article

Two Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

Two Vehicle Collision In Devonshire

[Updated] There was a two vehicle collision this afternoon [Sept 14] in the Middle Road, Orange Valley Road Devonshire area. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4pm Wednesday, 14th September 2022, a serious two vehicle collision was reported in the Middle Road, Orange Valley Road Devonshire area, in the vicinity of Devonshire Post Office. “Details... Read more of this article

Elderly Female Injured In Two Vehicle Collision

Elderly Female Injured In Two Vehicle Collision

An “elderly female motorcycle rider” was injured in a collision earlier today on Middle Road. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:20am on Sunday 21st August, Police and other first responders attended a report of a serious two vehicle collision involving a car and a motorcycle. “It is believed that both vehicles were traveling... Read more of this article

Three Injured In Collision In Hamilton Parish

Three Injured In Collision In Hamilton Parish

Three people were taken to hospital following a two vehicle collision on North Shore Road in  Hamilton Parish late last night. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:30pm on Friday 19th August, police and other first responders attended a serious two vehicle collision, on North Shore Road, junction with Coney Island Road, Hamilton Parish, involving... Read more of this article

Rider Injured In Motorcycle & Bus Collision

Rider Injured In Motorcycle & Bus Collision

A male motorcycle rider was taken to hospital after a collision involving a bus and a motorcycle in the west end this evening. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:20pm, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a two vehicle collision at the junction of Middle Road and South Road Southampton [Barnes Corner]. The collision... Read more of this article

Three Vehicle Collision On South Road, Paget

Three Vehicle Collision On South Road, Paget

There was a three vehicle collision — involving a car, taxi and motorcycle — on South Road in Paget this afternoon. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:31pm on Friday 19th of August 2022, police and other first responders attended a report of a three vehicle collision along South Road in Paget near the junction with Grayridge Drive. “Initial... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Rider Injured In Collision In Pembroke

Motorcycle Rider Injured In Collision In Pembroke

A male motorcycle rider was transported to hospital after a collision in Pembroke this afternoon [Aug 18]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:15pm on Thursday 18th August, 2022, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a serious two vehicle collision involving a private motor car and a motorcycle. “Details are... Read more of this article

Two Women Injured In Collision In Paget

Two Women Injured In Collision In Paget

Two women were transported to hospital following a two vehicle collision in Paget early this morning [Aug 18]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:40am on Thursday 18 August 2022, Police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a serious two vehicle collision involving a car and a motorcycle, along Middle Road in Paget, near... Read more of this article

Taxi Driver Strikes Utility Pole In Paget

Taxi Driver Strikes Utility Pole In Paget

A taxi driver struck a utility pole on South Road in Paget this morning [Aug 13]. A police spokesperson said, Shortly after 5:00am on Saturday 13th August, police responded to a single vehicle collision on South Road, just west of South Roundabout in Paget, involving a taxi. “On police arrival, it was ascertained that a taxi had struck a utility... Read more of this article

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Instruction

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Instruction

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is advising “that it will conduct an emergency driving instruction on the roads during the weeks of 8 August and 15 August.” A spokesperson said, “The public should be aware that during instruction, the increased use of sirens may cause a degree of concern or distress, for which the BFRS... Read more of this article