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46 Year Old Man Dies After Road Collision

46 Year Old Man Dies After Road Collision

The police have confirmed that a 46 year old St. Georges man has died following a road traffic collision that took place yesterday [Sept 29] on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of a 47 year old St. Georges man who died as a result of a road traffic collision... Read more of this article

Pedestrian Injured In North Shore Rd Collision

Pedestrian Injured In North Shore Rd Collision

Emergency services responded to North Shore Road in Pembroke after a pedestrian was struck by a passing car at approximately 7.30pm tonight [Sept 29]. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service attended the scene along with police and an ambulance. The injured pedestrian was transported to hospital for treatment while police investigated the scene. The car’s... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Hamilton Parish Collision

Two People Injured In Hamilton Parish Collision

[Updated with video] At approximately 12.30pm this afternoon [Sept 29] there was a collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish, just east of Coney Island. The collision involved a motorcycle and auxiliary cycle, and as of his writing the road remains closed as the forensic photographer and accident investigator process the scene. It appears that... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Chase, Shots Fired, Car Crashes

Motorcycle Chase, Shots Fired, Car Crashes

[Updated with video. Police confirm that suspects on a motorcycle shot at a man driving a car in the Southampton area, resulting in the vehicle crashing into a wall. The incident started in the Tee Street, Devonshire area, with the suspects -- described as two men on a motorcycle dressed in white -- chasing the car until it crashed in Southampton.... Read more of this article

Stricken Jet Ski Towed To Shore By Punt

Stricken Jet Ski Towed To Shore By Punt

The series of marine incidents continues, this time seeing a stricken jet ski towed ashore after running into issues on Friday evening [Sept 26] in the Mangrove Bay area in Sandys. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “RCC Bermuda receives a 911 call from a member of the public who reports hearing a Jet Skier calling... Read more of this article

Photos: Boat Towed After Taking On Water

Photos: Boat Towed After Taking On Water

[Updated] A fishing boat with two people on boar was rescued and towed in after taking on water and losing engine power yesterday afternoon [Sept 24] while off the east end of the island. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre [BMOC] spokesperson said, “On Wednesday 24th September at 2:54pm, Bermuda Radio receives a Distress Call on VHF CH16. The... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Mark Whayman

Police Confirm Death Of Mark Whayman

[Updated: Police have now confirmed the death of 53 year old Mark Whayman.] Late last night [Sept 21] a sailboat with seven people onboard ran aground in Castle Harbour, and according to a statement from the BMOC, the skipper dove into the water and knocked himself unconscious. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene and the injured man was... Read more of this article

Driver Arrested After Collision Scene Crash

Driver Arrested After Collision Scene Crash

A 26 year old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving this weekend, following an incident which saw a car driver smash into a motorcycle which had already been in a collision with another cycle. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:30am on Saturday, September 20th first responders attended a reported collision involving a motorcycle... Read more of this article

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.┬áThe 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