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Police Warn About Speeding, Drunk Driving

Police Warn About Speeding, Drunk Driving

A male motorcycle rider was arrested following a pursuit yesterday [May 24], while another male motorcycle rider was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle collision in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 3.30pm on Sunday, May 24, officers from the Roads Policing Unit were conducting speed checks along South Road, Southampton,... Read more of this article

Car & Motorcycle Collision In Paget Yesterday

Car & Motorcycle Collision In Paget Yesterday

Traffic was diverted along South Road in Paget yesterday [May 24] due to a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 8.00pm on Sunday, May 24, police were called out to a two-vehicle road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcycle along South Road, Paget. “The... Read more of this article

Car Crashes Over Embankment In Pembroke

Car Crashes Over Embankment In Pembroke

[Updated] Emergency personnel responded in the Pembroke area this morning after a car crashed over an embankment, with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extricating two people who were trapped. A spokesperson said, “At 9:03am, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service dispatch received a call of a car having fallen over an embankment in Pembroke with two... Read more of this article

19 Visited KEMH Due To Road Accidents In April

19 Visited KEMH Due To Road Accidents In April

19 people visited the hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. This is a substantial decrease in the normal amount, presumably due to the ‘Shelter in Place’ regulations, which largely restricted residents from... Read more of this article

BPS Says To “Slow Down” Following Collision

BPS Says To “Slow Down” Following Collision

The Bermuda Police Service is urging drivers on the island to “slow down” after a single vehicle collision that caused extensive damage to the car involved, but luckily no injuries. The BPS Roads Policing Unit posted the images below on Twitter and said, “Single vehicle RTC lastnight. Luckily the driver nor anyone else was injured.... Read more of this article

‘Firefighters Were Able To Lift The Vehicle’

‘Firefighters Were Able To Lift The Vehicle’

A truck fell on a 63-year-old male worker while the vehicle was being serviced, and four firefighters “were able to lift the vehicle using a jack and pull the worker from under the truck.” A spokesperson said, “At 4:02pm the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service dispatch received a call reporting a truck having fallen on a 63-year-old male... Read more of this article

Bystanders Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Sandy’s

Bystanders Extinguish Kitchen Fire In Sandy’s

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] attended a reported kitchen fire in Sandy’s today [April 29] to find upon arriving on the scene that bystanders had managed to gain access to the building and extinguish the fire. A spokesperson said, “At 1.39pm this afternoon, a call was received of a kitchen fire in Sandy’s. “BFRS... Read more of this article

88 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In March

88 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In March

88 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1 January – 31 March 2020 show the following:“88... Read more of this article

Car/Cycle Collision In Harrington Sound Road

Car/Cycle Collision In Harrington Sound Road

Traffic is being diverted on Harrington Sound Road due to a road traffic collision involving a pedal cycle and a car. A police spokesperson said, “Traffic is being diverted on Harrington Sound Road between Paynter’s Road and Trinity Church Road, Hamilton Parish due to a road traffic collision. “Around 3:39pm Police and other 1st responders... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

BFRS Extinguish Fire At Mid Atlantic Wellness

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 9:52am, fire dispatch received a call reporting a fire at the Mid Atlantic Wellness Institute. BFRS responded with 3 appliances out of the Hamilton Station. “On arrival, fire crews found a Sterno which had fallen... Read more of this article

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Collision

Police Confirm: Man Dies After Collision

Police have confirmed that a man has died following a road traffic collision on Middle Road in Paget this afternoon. A police spokesperson said, “Police and other first responders were this afternoon called out to a two vehicle collision, involving a car and a motorcycle, just east of Four Ways Inn on Middle Road in Paget. “Upon arrival,... Read more of this article

87 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In Feb

87 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In Feb

87 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1 January – 29 February 2020, shows the following:“87... Read more of this article

Two Vehicle Collision On North Shore Road

Two Vehicle Collision On North Shore Road

A male motorcycle rider was transported by ambulance to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision involving a car and a motorcycle on North Shore Road this morning. A police spokesperson said, “At around 11:15 this morning, police responded to a reported two-vehicle collision involving a car and a motorcycle, near the Terceira’s gas station... Read more of this article