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Fire Service Responds, Smoking Bus Tires

Fire Service Responds, Smoking Bus Tires

At approximately 2.30pm today [Sept 17] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a report of what we understand to be smoke emanating from the rear tires of a bus. The bus was located in the Watford Bridge area in Sandys, and the Fire Service were seen spraying water on the back tires of the bus. The police also attended, and it appears that... Read more of this article

Taxi Lands On Side Following Sandys Collision

Taxi Lands On Side Following Sandys Collision

Three visitors to the island, including a 10 year old girl, were taken to hospital after the taxi they were traveling in was involved in a collision yesterday afternoon [Sept 15] in Sandys, which resulted in the taxi landing on its side. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm on Monday, September 15th first responders were dispatched to a... Read more of this article

Car Lands Upside Down In Pembroke Collision

Car Lands Upside Down In Pembroke Collision

[Updated] Emergency personnel responded to the Palmetto Road area in Pembroke at approximately 10.30pm this evening [Sept 15], following a collision which resulted in the car landing upside down. An ambulance was seen in the area and it appears that one person may have been taken for medical care. Further details are limited at this time, however we... Read more of this article

Motorcycle & Car Collide In St. George’s

Motorcycle & Car Collide In St. George’s

Around 1pm on Sunday [Sept 14] first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of The Sink Road and Tommy Fox Road in St. George’s. “It appears that a car was being driven along Tommy Fox Road and a motorcycle was being ridden along the same road when the vehicles collided at the junction,” a police spokesperson... Read more of this article

30Ft Boat Runs Aground Off Spanish Point

30Ft Boat Runs Aground Off Spanish Point

The Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre said that at 9.46pm on Saturday [Sept 13] they received a cell call from a member of public located at Spanish Point Boat club reporting the 30ft pleasure craft Anger Management had just run aground hard on the rocks at the navigation marker, offshore from the Spanish Point Boat Club. “Expressing concern... Read more of this article

Boaters Stranded At Sea For Two Nights

Boaters Stranded At Sea For Two Nights

Two people onboard a 17ft boat were stranded at sea for two nights after their vessel suffered an electrical fault. The boat was reported overdue from a fishing trip on Thursday, and they were discovered by a dive group on Saturday [Sept 13]. The 17ft Bayliner — named De Wocka Flocka — was stranded at sea on both Thursday and Friday night,... Read more of this article

Two Motorcycles Collide In Smith’s Parish

Two Motorcycles Collide In Smith’s Parish

Around midnight on Friday, September 12th first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of Knapton Hill and Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish. A police spokesperson said, “It appears that a motorcycle was being ridden along Knapton Hill and another motorcycle was being ridden along Harrington Sound... Read more of this article

Photos: Truck & Jeep Collision In Southampton

Photos: Truck & Jeep Collision In Southampton

[Updated with photos] A collision involving a van and a large truck that occurred this afternoon [Sept 12] on Middle Road in Southampton is currently causing traffic delays in the area. At 3.20pm, a police spokesperson said, ““There are currently traffic delays along a section of Middle Road, Southampton in the vicinity of Five Star Island,... Read more of this article

“Important All Road Users Work Together”

“Important All Road Users Work Together”

Following the recent traffic incidents involving pedestrians and motorists, Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell has reminded the public that it is “the responsibility of both drivers and pedestrians to ensure each others’ safety.” Three pedestrians have been injured in traffic collisions in a one week span,... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Single Vehicle Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Single Vehicle Collision

[Updated] At approximately 9.46pm on Thursday night [Sept 11], emergency services responded to a single vehicle accident on Somerset Road in Sandy’s where one person was injured and taken to hospital. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene and spokesperson, Sergeant Russann Francis, said “The vehicle was reported to have crashed... Read more of this article