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Fire Survivors Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

Fire Survivors Expected To Arrive In Bermuda

A boat transporting the survivors from a fishing vessel that caught fire is expected to arrive in Bermuda tomorrow morning, where an injured crew member will be taken directly to Bermuda’s airport, and then flown by U.S. Air Force aircraft to the U.S. for further treatment. The fishing vessel ‘Pioneer’ caught fire approximately 900 miles southeast... Read more of this article

Football Community Pay Tribute To Tokia Russell

Football Community Pay Tribute To Tokia Russell

[Written by Don Burgess] Bermuda’s sporting community is reeling from the second tragic death this week with the passing of Tokia Russell. Mr. Russell was involved in a traffic accident early this morning in Paget and was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor. This comes on the heels of the shooting death of St. George’s and national team cricket... Read more of this article

38-Year-Old Tokia Russell Dies After Collision

38-Year-Old Tokia Russell Dies After Collision

[Updated: Police confirm the death of 38-year-old Tokia Anthony Russell following a collision in Paget] A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision at around 2.50am this morning [June 22] on Middle Road in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “‎Around 2:50am on Wednesday, June 22nd police and first responders were dispatched to a report... Read more of this article

Crew Members Rescued 900 Miles Off Bermuda

Crew Members Rescued 900 Miles Off Bermuda

19 Chinese and Indonesian crew members were rescued today [June 21] after their boat caught fire some 900 miles southeast of Bermuda, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said. The Duty Officer said, “At 1:19 local time this morning, Tuesday 21st June, 2016, the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre was contacted by the Panamanian registered merchant... Read more of this article

Traffic Diversions In Paget Following Collision

Traffic Diversions In Paget Following Collision

[Updated] Around 7:25am this morning [June 21] a collision occurred at the south round-a-bout in the Trimingham Road, South Road Paget area involving a cyclist and pedestrian, and traffic diversions are currently in place. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:25am today [Tuesday, June 21st] a reported serious collision occurred at the south round-a-bout... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision On Crow Lane

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision On Crow Lane

[Updated] A 23-year-old male motorcyclist has been taken to hospital after crashing into a parked car on Crow Lane this evening.A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:35pm ‎on Sunday, June 19th a reported serious collision occurred on Crow Lane in Pembroke, near the junction with Lane Hill. “Details are limited at this time. However,... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Escapes Serious Injuries In Collision

Motorcyclist Escapes Serious Injuries In Collision

[Updated] A motorcycle rider escaped serious injuries tonight [June 15] after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car on the Causeway which resulted in the cycle being lodged under the rear end of the car. The rider appeared to have sustained minor injuries with lacerations to his legs but refused medical attention at the scene. Members of... Read more of this article

Woman In ‘Serious Condition’ Following Collision

Woman In ‘Serious Condition’ Following Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to South Road in Paget at approximately 6.30am this morning [June 11] after a woman was found injured on the side of the road after an apparent collision. A commuter was travelling past when he saw a damaged bike and woman laying in the brush. He and others stopped to assist and called emergency personnel. The... Read more of this article

42-Year-Old Injured In Collision On North Shore

42-Year-Old Injured In Collision On North Shore

[Updated] A 42-year-old motorcyclist is being treated for what the police said were “serious head injuries” following a collision at around 5.00am this morning [June 11] on North Shore Road in Pembroke.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision... Read more of this article

Police Search For Suspect After Incident In Paget

Police Search For Suspect After Incident In Paget

[Updated] The police are presently searching for a suspect after an incident in Paget this evening [June 8] which saw the police stop a man, who then “suddenly reversed” his car — hitting an officer — and then reversed again at a “high rate of speed” before hitting a car and two walls.Unofficial reports suggest... Read more of this article

25-Year-Old Man Injured In Collision In Sandys

25-Year-Old Man Injured In Collision In Sandys

[Updated] A motorcycle rider “appears to be in serious condition” following a collision at the junction of Somerset Road and Cambridge Road at 6:20pm this evening [June 7], the police said. A police spokesperson said, “First responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place at the junction Somerset Road and... Read more of this article

Average Annual Collision Patients Cost: $2.8M

Average Annual Collision Patients Cost: $2.8M

In five years, nearly $17 million in emergency medical and urgent care has been provided to road traffic accident [RTA] patients, and the average annual cost of emergency and urgent care for RTA patients is $2.8 million, according to statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board. The statistics – which are from last year’s Hospitals Week presentation... Read more of this article

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