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Driver Arrested After Truck Crashes/Overturns

Driver Arrested After Truck Crashes/Overturns

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision in Southampton at approximately 11.30pm tonight [March 29] which resulted in an overturned truck and two female occupants being injured. An initial fuel leak from the overturned truck was dealt with by Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service personnel, and a nearby property was also damaged.Police Media... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To ‘Hazardous Materials Incident’

BFRS Respond To ‘Hazardous Materials Incident’

At 5:24pm this evening [March 29] the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to a “hazardous materials incident” at a facility in Southside, with the BFRS confirming that staff members evacuated the building after an “unknown substance started to release what was deemed to be toxic smoke and fumes.”- Fire Service spokesperson... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Southampton

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Southampton

At approximately 4:44pm today [March 29], the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Wellmans Lane in Southampton. According to Fire Service spokesperson Staff Officer Delton White the “vehicle was reported to have visible flames and smoke emitting from the cab.”- “The Fire Service responded with... Read more of this article

BPS Investigate ‘Unconfirmed Firearm Incident’

BPS Investigate ‘Unconfirmed Firearm Incident’

Police continue their inquiries into an “unconfirmed firearm incident” in which a 30-year-old man was driving a car along Mangrove Bay Road on Monday when “the vehicle was damaged.” Police attended the scene, however “there was no evidence to substantiate that a firearm was discharged at that time,” and the driver... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Sandys

BFRS Extinguish Structural Fire In Sandys

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a house fire located in Sandys this morning [March 29]. The BFRS said, “At approximately 10:57 am on Wednesday March 29th, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of a single story dwelling involved in fire on #2 Pleasantville Lane, Sandys. “The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service... Read more of this article

RUBiS Implementing ‘Remediation Efforts’

RUBiS Implementing ‘Remediation Efforts’

The Environment Ministry said that following yesterday’s [March 28] fuel spill, RUBiS is “implementing various remediation efforts” and specialists from Arcadis US are scheduled to arrive today to “supervise recovery actions.”A Government spokesperson said, “In response to yesterday’s fuel spill, the Ministry of the... Read more of this article

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

Photos: Crashed Truck Removed From Water

After crashing over an embankment five weeks ago, the truck has now been moved from its position in the water in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area, with the vehicle seen sitting on a barge this morning. Photo of the truck prior to its removal:The truck crashed quite a distance over the embankment, with the police previously confirming... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Front Street

Motorcyclist Strikes Pedestrian On Front Street

Police are appealing for witnesses to a collision on Friday afternoon on Front Street, which saw a 64-year-old man, who was attempting to walk across the road, “struck by a motorcyclist that did not stop.” A police spokesperson said, “Police are appealing for any witnesses to a reported collision that occurred around 3pm Friday, March... Read more of this article

Truck Still “Stuck” In Water Over One Month Later

Truck Still “Stuck” In Water Over One Month Later

After crashing over an embankment on February 17, the truck remains stuck there over one month later, partially submerged in the water in the Abbot’s Crescent, Hamilton parish area. The vehicle is now secured to the shoreline with straps, portions of the truck’s components appear to be dismantled, and the vehicle appears to be more submerged... Read more of this article

Two Injured & One Arrested In 3 Vehicle Crash

Two Injured & One Arrested In 3 Vehicle Crash

A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and two motorcycle riders were injured after a three vehicle collision in Devonshire yesterday afternoon [March 21], in which the car driver crashed into the two motorcyclists and then struck a traffic island and utility pole. A Police spokesperson said, “Around 4:45pm Tuesday, March... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision In Sandys

Motorcyclist Injured In Collision In Sandys

[Updated] A male motorcyclist was taken to hospital via ambulance following a collision earlier today in the Scaur Hill, Sandys parish area. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:15pm today [Tuesday, March 21st] police and first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision in the Scaur Hill, Sandys parish area – apparently... Read more of this article

Overheated Oil Causes Minor Fire, Sets Off Alarm

Overheated Oil Causes Minor Fire, Sets Off Alarm

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service responded to the Washington Mall in Hamilton on Saturday [March 18] where “a pan of oil that overheated” resulted in “a minor fire” and the building’s alarm system being activated.A Washington Properties spokesperson told Bernews, “One of our food outlets had a minor fire on Saturday... Read more of this article

Two Men Remain In Stable Condition In ICU

Two Men Remain In Stable Condition In ICU

The 29-year-old man injured in a collision on March 16th is in stable condition in the ICU, while the 19-year-old man injured in a “disturbance” in Warwick on March 14th also remains in stable condition in the ICU. A police spokesperson said, “At last check earlier today [March 20th] the 29-year-old Pembroke man injured when the motorcycle... Read more of this article