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Report: Destra Garcia Suffers Broken Ankle

Report: Destra Garcia Suffers Broken Ankle

Soca star Destra Garcia will require surgery after falling off of a stage at last night’s [August 2] Cup Match Summer Splash event, according to a story from LOOP news in Trinidad & Tobago. According to the story, “Destra Garcia is said to be in need of surgery after she fell off a stage in Bermuda and broke her ankle.” Footage of... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Near Drowning In Harbour

Police Investigating Near Drowning In Harbour

Police are investigating a near drowning in Hamilton Harbour after a man appeared to hit his head and fall into the water yesterday evening [August 2], with the man now listed in critical condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “Police have launched an investigation into a near drowning that took place at 9:21pm on Wednesday evening. “Details... Read more of this article

Fatal Boat Collision: Court Appearance Expected

Fatal Boat Collision: Court Appearance Expected

The investigation into the boat collision in June that claimed the life of New Zealand native Mary Elizabeth McKee is “nearing its conclusion,” the male who was arrested is “on island under strict bail condition,” and a “court appearance is expected in due course,” the police said today.At 10:40pm on June 1st of... Read more of this article

Three People Injured In Two Vehicle Collision

Three People Injured In Two Vehicle Collision

[Updated] Three people have been transported to hospital following a collision involving a motorcycle and private car on South Road in Paget early this morning [July 30].A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:08am on Sunday 30th July 2017, police and EMTs were dispatched to a report of a serious collision involving a motorcycle and private car,... Read more of this article

No One Injured In Car Collision In Southampton

No One Injured In Car Collision In Southampton

A car driver was involved in a collision when exiting a gas station in Southampton, resulting in damage to both the vehicle and gas station property. A police spokesperson said, “Around 2:45pm on Thursday 27th July 2017, police responded to a single vehicle collision involving a private motor car, which occurred along Middle Rd, Southampton. “It... Read more of this article

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Warwick Collision

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Warwick Collision

[Updated] Two motorcyclists were injured and transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital tonight {July 22] following a collision on Middle Road in Warwick. Traffic is currently being diverted away from the area. A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:20pm Saturday, July 22nd police and first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Sophie Fraser-Smith

Police Confirm Death Of Sophie Fraser-Smith

The Bermuda Police Service have now confirmed the death of 21 year old Sophie Fraser-Smith, and said they extends sincere condolences to her family and friends. “Ms. Fraser Smith was seriously injured around 3:10pm Tuesday, July 18th when a truck collided with the motorcycle she was riding along Middle Road in Southampton, near the junction with Scenic... Read more of this article

36-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

36-Year-Old Moved From ICU To General Ward

The 36-year-old female car driver injured in a Harrington Sound Road, Hamilton Parish car crash has been transferred from the ICU to a general ward at the hospital. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [July 19th] the 36 year old female car driver injured in a Harrington Sound Road, Hamilton parish car crash around 5:45pm Friday,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 21-Year-Old Woman

Police Confirm Death Of 21-Year-Old Woman

[Updated] The police have confirmed that there was a fatal collision in Southampton this afternoon. A police spokesperson said, “Traffic diversions are currently in effect near Heron Bay Primary School on Middle Road in Southampton due to a reported fatal collision that occurred around 3:10pm today. “Details are limited at this time. However, the... Read more of this article

Injured Man Discharged, Woman Remains In ICU

Injured Man Discharged, Woman Remains In ICU

The 27-year-old male motorcyclist injured in a collision with two cars on Middle Road in Warwick has been treated and discharged from hospital, while the 36-year-old female car driver injured in a Hamilton Parish car crash remains in stable condition in the ICU. Both accidents took place on July 7. A police spokesperson said, “At last check this... Read more of this article

Traffic Diverted Away From North Shore Collision

Traffic Diverted Away From North Shore Collision

Emergency services responded to a collision today [July 15] on North Shore Road in Devonshire where police blocked traffic flow to the area this afternoon, diverting traffic at Store Hill and Barker’s Hill junctions. Bystanders indicate the collision may have involved a motorcycle and car. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Turk’s Head Lane Fire

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Turk’s Head Lane Fire

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a  fire at Turk’s Head Lane in Devonshire this afternoon [July 14], with three vehicles and ten personnel on scene. The BFRS said, “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a structural fire at Turk’s Head Lane today, Friday, July 14, 2017 at approximately 2:07pm. “We... Read more of this article

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

Photos: Fire Service Extinguish Boat Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Dockyard area tonight [July 13] where a boat and an area of brush was on fire. Police and fire personnel were on scene at Albert Row with onlookers watching fire fighters extinguish the blaze which sent smoke billowing into the sky. Details are limited at this time, however we will update... Read more of this article