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Collision On North Shore Road Results In Injury

Collision On North Shore Road Results In Injury

[Updated] An injured motorcyclist was transported to hospital tonight [May 6] after colliding with a wooden barrier on the side of the road according to police and traffic is being diverted away from the scene on North Shore Road in Smiths. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Front Street Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Front Street Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision tonight [May 6] on Front Street that resulted in a motorcyclist being injured and taken to hospital according to police. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Front Street outside of The Docksider Pub... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Lois Simmons

Police Confirm Death Of Lois Simmons

The police have confirmed the death of 84-year-old Lois Simmons, and said they are “not currently classifying this incident as a road traffic fatality, until cause of death has been determined by an autopsy.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 84-year-old Lois Simmons and extends sincere... Read more of this article

Police: Driver ‘Ran From Area’ After Collision

Police: Driver ‘Ran From Area’ After Collision

[Updated] The driver of a car “ran from the area” after colliding with a utility pole on South Road in Devonshire this evening [May 5] according to the police.Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police responded to a report of a single vehicle Road traffic collision that took place on South Road in Devonshire 100 meters east of... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist Injured In Southampton Collision

Motorcyclist Injured In Southampton Collision

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision this afternoon [May 5] on Middle Road in Southampton involving a motorcycle and car.A police spokesperson said, “Police and other first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Middle Road in Southampton 200 meters west of Barnes Corner at 4:15pm today [Saturday]. “It... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 84-Year-Old Woman

Police Confirm Death Of 84-Year-Old Woman

[Updated] The police have confirmed that an 84-year-old woman has died following a car collision this afternoon. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “Police and other first responders attended a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision that took place around 4:34pm today [Friday] in the area of Barnes Corner. “It appears that... Read more of this article

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

Video: Witness Describes Small Aircraft Crash

A witness to yesterday’s aircraft incident at LF Wade International Airport said that the plane was “coming down at a very high rate of speed than what they usually come in, about easily 110 miles an hour.” Ed Cook happened to be in the area when the incident occurred and speaking afterwards, he told Bernews, “As the plane was... Read more of this article

Court: Woman Denies Causing Death

Court: Woman Denies Causing Death

[Written by Don Burgess] A woman, Collisha Burch, pled not guilty to causing the death of a mother of two while driving under the influence of a dangerous drug. Kerry Hollis, 38, on the morning of September 28, was on her way to work at Rock Island Coffee when she died following a collision on Middle Road, Southampton with a vehicle allegedly driven... Read more of this article

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

Personnel Commended After Aircraft Incident

[Updated] Minister of National Security Wayne Caines, extended his “thanks and appreciation”, to those who oversaw yesterday’s [April 30] emergency response to the Cessna aircraft incident. Minister Caines said, “As Chair of the Emergency Measures Organisation [EMO], I can advise that the EMO was kept fully abreast of all the developments regarding... Read more of this article

Photos: Van Crashes On Side In Pembroke

Photos: Van Crashes On Side In Pembroke

[Updated with video] Emergency Services responded to the St. John’s Road, Pembroke area tonight [April 30] where a collision occurred near the junction with Cox’s Hill Road resulting in a van landing on its side at approximately 11.00pm. Traffic is being diverted away from the scene and while further details are limited at this time, we... Read more of this article

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Photos: Small Cessna Aircraft Crashes At Airport

Emergency personnel rushed to the airport after a small aircraft crashed while landing this evening [April 30], resulting in the pilot sustaining what officials said were “non life threatening injuries” and the airfield being temporarily closed down before re-opening at around 9.00pm. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson Lieutenant... Read more of this article

2 Hour Video: Cessna Aircraft Incident At Airport

2 Hour Video: Cessna Aircraft Incident At Airport

[Updating] Emergency personnel are on scene at the airport this evening [April 30], with the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service confirming that it was an incident involving one Cessna aircraft, with one person involved. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able, and a live video from the scene is below. Update 6.11pm: We... Read more of this article

Truck Driver Crashes In Hamilton Parish

Truck Driver Crashes In Hamilton Parish

[Updated] There was a collision this morning [April 30] which involved a truck crashing through a wall in Hamilton parish. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 10.29am: The police said, “The male driver has been extricated from the vehicle and is on his way to the hospital. A more comprehensive update... Read more of this article