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Two Cruise Ship Visitors Taken To Hospital

Two Cruise Ship Visitors Taken To Hospital

Two visitors who came to Bermuda aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway were taken to hospital on Wednesday [July 30] for unrelated health concerns, with Bermuda Radio receiving a call for assistance and ambulances being subsequently dispatched. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Center spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, July 30, at 8.38pm, Bermuda... Read more of this article

Single Vehicle Collision On Harbour Road

Single Vehicle Collision On Harbour Road

Around 10:20pm last night [July 24, first responders attended a reported single vehicle collision on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction with Highwood Lane. A police spokesperson said, “It appears that a car was being driven along Harbour Road when it collided with a wall. “The driver, a 48 year old Paget woman, was injured and taken... Read more of this article

Police Identify Two Men Killed In Road Collisions

Police Identify Two Men Killed In Road Collisions

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed the identities of the two men killed in road collisions this weekend as 32 year old Gladwin N’Tiko Smith and 23 year old Meshach Swan. Their deaths marked the 7th and 8th road fatalities for this year. A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Smith died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a roadside... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Scott Expresses Condolences

Shadow Minister Scott Expresses Condolences

“Bermuda awoke this morning to the sobering news of the deaths of two men who passed away on our roads. On behalf of the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party, I would like to offer my deepest condolences to their friends and families,” said Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott. Mr. Scott was speaking after two men died following two separate... Read more of this article

Premier & Minister Express Their Condolences

Premier & Minister Express Their Condolences

Today Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell offered the following joint comment in the wake of this weekend’s two road traffic fatalities. At approximately 2.00am this morning [July 20] a male motorcyclist died in a collision in Hamilton parish, and following that a 23-year-old man died in... Read more of this article

9-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Near Drowning

9-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Near Drowning

The police have confirmed that the 9-year-old boy who nearly drowned at Admiralty House on Friday has been moved from the Intensive Care Unit to the children’s ward, where he is recovering in stable condition. A police spokesperson said, “At last check the victim of an apparent near drowning incident that occurred around 3:30pm Friday, July... Read more of this article

Second Road Fatality Overnight: 23 Yr Old Man

Second Road Fatality Overnight: 23 Yr Old Man

Police have now confirmed the tragic news that a second person was killed in a collision overnight, with a 23 year old male motorcyclist succumbing to injuries sustained in a collision in Southampton at 3.45am this morning [July 20] This follows after the collision that claimed the life of a male motorcyclist in Hamilton parish at approximately 2.00am... Read more of this article

32 Yr Old Man Killed In Hamilton Parish Collision

32 Yr Old Man Killed In Hamilton Parish Collision

[Updated: Police identify victim as a 32 year old Pembroke man] The police have confirmed that a male motorcyclist has died following a collision in Hamilton parish at around 2am this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:55am on Sunday, July 20th first responders attended a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle collision on Harrington... Read more of this article

Motorcycle Rider Injured On Southside Road

Motorcycle Rider Injured On Southside Road

[Updated] At approximately 12.30am on Sunday morning [July 20] a motorcycle rider was injured when the bike he was riding was involved in a collision on Southside Road near West Cott Road in St. David’s.Passing motorists stopped to assist the man until emergency services attended the scene. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service EMTs arrived a short... Read more of this article

Young Boy Nearly Drowns At Admiralty House

Young Boy Nearly Drowns At Admiralty House

[Updated] Emergency services responded to Admiralty House at approximately 3.30pm this afternoon [July 18] following a report of what they said was a “near drowning”. The boy — who police said is believed to be around 10 years old — received CPR at the scene, and was rushed to hospital via ambulance. The police confirmed that... Read more of this article