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Three Motorcycles ‘Set On Fire’ In Hamilton

Three Motorcycles ‘Set On Fire’ In Hamilton

[Updated] Emergency service personnel responded to the Bulls Head Car Park in Hamilton at around 5:30am this morning [July 21] as “three motorcycles were set on fire,” the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service and the Bermuda Police Service responded to a report of an incident that took... Read more of this article

New Ladder Truck, Recruits To Train Overseas

New Ladder Truck, Recruits To Train Overseas

The thirteen new Fire Service recruits will travel to Canada for training, the Fire Service is completing negotiations with an overseas vendor for a new ladder truck, and they have also started talks with vendors for a new ambulance to support the only BFRS ambulance currently in service. This was from Minister of National Security Wayne Caines as he... Read more of this article

Two Injured As Taxi Overturns In Southampton

Two Injured As Taxi Overturns In Southampton

Emergency services responded to Lighthouse Road near the junction with South Road in Southampton tonight [July 18] where a collision resulted in a taxi overturning and landing on its side, and two people being transported to hospital, according to police.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said: “Police responded to a report of a road traffic... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm The Death Of Jen-Naya Simmons

BPS Confirm The Death Of Jen-Naya Simmons

The police have confirmed the death of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons, which marks the seventh road traffic fatality for 2018. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons who is the seventh road traffic fatality victim for 2018. The Service would like to extend our sincere condolences... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision in Devonshire

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision in Devonshire

A man was taken to hospital last night following a collision involving a car and motorcycle in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Middle Road in Devonshire just three hundred meters east of Tee Street. “It appears that a male on a motorcycle... Read more of this article

Car Driver Crashes Into Wall In Pembroke

Car Driver Crashes Into Wall In Pembroke

A car driver struck a wall in a residential area in Pembroke and initial information suggests that no one was injured, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:50am Saturday, July 14th police officers were dispatched to a reported single vehicle car crash on The Glebe Road in Pembroke.“Details remain limited at... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Woman Dies After Collision

18-Year-Old Woman Dies After Collision

[Updated] The police have confirmed that an 18-year-old woman has died following a motorcycle collision early this morning in Hamilton Parish. A police spokesperson said, “Police and other first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road Road in Hamilton Parish at 3:29am on Sunday morning. “It... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Collision On East Broadway

Motorcycle Collision On East Broadway

[Updated] There was a road traffic collision today [July 13] on East Broadway in the area of the Rubis Service Station, with the police confirming that the parties involved were on motorcycles and that the incident took place at about 10.30am. A police spokesperson said, “At present there is a road traffic collision on East Broadway in the area of... Read more of this article

Fire Service: Safety Tips For Grilling Food

Fire Service: Safety Tips For Grilling Food

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service is launching a Fire and Life Safety Awareness Campaign, with a series of safety messages targeting the community, with the first safety tip focused on grilling. The Chief Fire Officer, Reginald Burchall said, “Our goal is to raise awareness on safety by the delivery of monthly messages to the public throughout the... Read more of this article

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

Court: Driver Fined & Banned After Crash

A 41-year-old Pembroke man has been banned from driving for 18 months. Lionel Roberts got on his motorbike while more than three times the limit and crashed into another motorcyclist in the early hours of July 7. Roberts and the rider of the other motorbike were both taken to hospital for treatment after the accident, which happened at 2am on Front... Read more of this article

63-Year-Old Man Injured After Boat Collision

63-Year-Old Man Injured After Boat Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to Albouy’s Point on Friday night [July 6] following a marine incident that resulted in a man being injured and transported to hospital. Police say that “initial information indicated that a collision occurred between the sailing vessel ‘Spirit of Bermuda’ and a smaller boat”.A police spokesperson... Read more of this article

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Paget Collision

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Paget Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision today [July 7] on South Road in Paget involving two motorcycles, resulting in both riders being injured and transported to hospital, according to police. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5am today [July 7th] police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported collision involving... Read more of this article

35-Year-Old Man Injured In Devonshire Collision

35-Year-Old Man Injured In Devonshire Collision

A 35-year-old Pembroke man was injured and taken to hospital this morning [July 6] following collision in Devonshire. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:30am today [July 6th] police and fellow first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision at the junction of Middle Road and Tee Street in Devonshire. “It appears that a car was being... Read more of this article