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Three Arrested In Connection With Vehicle Fires

Three Arrested In Connection With Vehicle Fires

Three suspects have been arrested in connection with two vehicle fires in Devonshire this week, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “At 1:15 a.m. today, Friday, January 20th, 2023, police attended a reported vehicle fire involving a motorcar, in the area of Derwent Lane, Devonshire. “Upon arrival officers spoke with a resident... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Collision In Paget

Two People Injured In Collision In Paget

[Updated] There was a collision involving two motorcycles on Middle Road in Paget this evening [Jan 19] and the police said “early information indicates that two persons were hurt and that their injuries may be serious.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 5pm today, Thursday 19th January 2023, a collision involving two motorcycles... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To Collision In Paget

BPS Appeal For Witnesses To Collision In Paget

The police are appealing for witnesses to a “collision involving two persons on a motorcycle” that occurred between 10:00 p.m. and 10:30p.m on Tuesday [Dec 6] in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, [BPS], is seeking the public’s assistance with information about a collision involving two persons on a motorcycle... Read more of this article

Maurice Pitt Dies In Car Accident In USA

Maurice Pitt Dies In Car Accident In USA

[Updated] Maurice Pitt – the son of former Premier Dr Ewart Brown — has died in a car accident in Louisiana. A statement on behalf of Dr Brown said, “Former Premier, Dr. the Hon. Ewart F. Brown, is mourning the loss of his son, Maurice Pitt, who sustained severe head injuries in a car accident in Louisiana Saturday night. Maurice’s... Read more of this article

Rider Fails To Stop, Crashes & Has Knife

Rider Fails To Stop, Crashes & Has Knife

A motorcycle rider failed to stop for police then “lost control of his motorcycle and struck a wall in the opposite lane, before landing in nearby bushes” and “he was found to be in possession of a large knife” earlier today [Jan 1] in Sandys, the police confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 4:53pm on Sunday 1st... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Fire At Pembroke Dump

Firefighters Extinguish Fire At Pembroke Dump

The  Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to reports of a fire in the area of the Pembroke Dump, with traffic diversions in place as they battled the blaze, which is now under control as of this morning. A spokesperson said  “At 11.29hrs [11:29pm] a call was received via 911 reporting a fire near the junction of Dutton Avenue and... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 78-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 78-Year-Old Man

The police have confirmed the death of a 78-year-old male pedestrian, noting the sad news that it marks  the 11th road traffic fatality for the year. A police spokesperson said, “Sadly, Bermuda has recorded its 11th road fatality for the year with the passing of the 78-year-old male pedestrian who sustained serious head injuries in a collision with... Read more of this article

Pedestrian Injured In Pitt’s Bay Road Collision

Pedestrian Injured In Pitt’s Bay Road Collision

[Updated] A male pedestrian was taken to hospital for treatment of head and facial injuries following a “collision involving a truck and a pedestrian on Pitt’s Bay Road” this morning [Dec 29], the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:58am on Thursday 29th December 2022, police and other first responders attended... Read more of this article

Rider Injured In Collision On Crow Lane

Rider Injured In Collision On Crow Lane

A male rider “sustained a serious leg injury” after a collision involving a taxi and a motorcycle in the Crow Lane and Spurling Hill area this evening [Dec 28]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday. 28th December 2022, police & EMS were dispatched to a two vehicle road traffic collision involving a taxi and a... Read more of this article

Teenager Injured In Collision In Sandys

Teenager Injured In Collision In Sandys

A teenager was taken to hospital after a collision in Sandys this evening [Dec 24]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:30pm on Saturday 24th December, police and other first responders were dispatched to the scene of a two vehicle collision along Grey’s Bridge, Sandys, involving a light van and an auxiliary cycle. “Initial information suggests... Read more of this article

Romario Simons Dies After Collision In Sandys

Romario Simons Dies After Collision In Sandys

[Updated] The police have confirmed the sad news that a 24-year-old man has died following a collision in Sandys, marking the 10th road fatality of the year. A police spokesperson said, “Sadly, the island’s road fatality figure, now stands at 10. A 24-year-old male passed away following a two vehicle collision involving a private car and a bike... Read more of this article

Woman Seriously Injured In Collision In Pembroke

Woman Seriously Injured In Collision In Pembroke

[Updated] A 63-year-old female motorcycle rider was taken to hospital for “treatment for her injuries which are considered life threatening” after colliding with a feral chicken in the Pitts Bay Road and Rosemont Avenue area of Pembroke today [Dec 14]. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 7:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, December 14th,... Read more of this article

Serious Two Vehicle Collision In Sandys

Serious Two Vehicle Collision In Sandys

[Updated] A motorcyclist was taken to hospital “for treatment of injuries that have only been described as serious” after a two vehicle collision this evening [Dec 13] in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:00pm Tuesday, 13th December 2022, Police and other first responders were dispatched to a two vehicle collision along Middle... Read more of this article