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Motorcyclist Injured in Collision With Car

Motorcyclist Injured in Collision With Car

A 28-year-old motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a car on Harbour Road in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11pm Friday, September 7th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on Harbour Road in Paget, near the junction with Lovers Lane. “It appears that the collision – involving... Read more of this article

Fire Service Respond To Warwick Health Clinic

Fire Service Respond To Warwick Health Clinic

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the Warwick Health Centre this morning [Sept 9] after receiving a report of a structural fire.Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Staff Officer Sergeant Allan Wilkinson said, “Fire dispatch received a call via 911 at 0714 reporting a structural fire at Warwick Preschool. Two firefighters entered... Read more of this article

‘Small Fire In Engine Compartment Of A Bus’

‘Small Fire In Engine Compartment Of A Bus’

The Department of Public Transportation [DPT] confirmed that there was a “small fire in the engine compartment of a bus” on Monday evening, saying that the 15 passengers on board were “evacuated without incident,” and added that the DPT “will implement additional maintenance measures to ensure this does not happen again.”As... Read more of this article

Two Boats Involved In Separate Marine Incidents

Two Boats Involved In Separate Marine Incidents

Two boats were involved in separate marine incidents, the police have confirmed, one of which saw a woman “arrested on suspicion of piloting or being at the helm of a boat while impaired,” while the other saw three women treated for non-life threatening injuries at the hospital and the suspected driver of the boat “arrested and released... Read more of this article

Fire Service Wet Down Bus Engine Compartment

Fire Service Wet Down Bus Engine Compartment

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service along with police, responded to the Mangrove Bay Road area tonight [Sept 3] where a bus parked in a lay-by had reportedly experienced an issue with an engine. There was no signs of fire when the fire service arrived but personnel proceeded to wet down the engine compartment area. Further details are limited at this... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Fire In Hamilton

Video: BFRS Extinguish Fire In Hamilton

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a fire at around 10.45am this morning [Sept 3] in the area of Dundonald Street in Hamilton. Smoke could be seen emitting from a building in the area until the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished the fire. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 3.49pm: The... Read more of this article

Police Seek Witnesses To Fatal Collision Scene

Police Seek Witnesses To Fatal Collision Scene

The police continue to investigate the motorcycle collision that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Jen-Naya Simmons on July 15th on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, saying they would like to “speak to the driver and occupants of a silver coloured Suzuki APV vanette” which they believe “came upon the scene of this collision very... Read more of this article

Total Collisions Down, But Impaired Drivers Up

Total Collisions Down, But Impaired Drivers Up

Collision data for the period January to July in 2017 and 2018 indicates that while total collisions were down, from 827 to 558 in the time frame, and tourist involved collisions dropped from 60 to 47, the amount of impaired drivers in the same time frame increased from 92 to 125. This is according to collision data released online by the Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Husband: Boat Crash Trial Outcome ‘Not Fair’

Husband: Boat Crash Trial Outcome ‘Not Fair’

“It’s not a fair outcome, it was – there was no justice involved in the whole process, I’m pretty disillusioned with the process,” the grieving widower of Mrs Mary McKee said according to a report from the New Zealand media. His comments follow after 27-year-old Andrew Lake was found not guilty of manslaughter following... Read more of this article

Court: Lake Receives Suspended Sentence

Court: Lake Receives Suspended Sentence

[Written by Don Burgess] Andrew Lake received a suspended sentence in connection with the boat collision death of Mary McKee, a visitor from New Zealand who was in Bermuda to attend the America’s Cup. The 27-year-old had been found not guilty of the charge of manslaughter, however he admitted to reckless driving. Puisne Judge Charles-Etta Simmons... Read more of this article

Visitors On Cycle Robbed In Hamilton Parish

Visitors On Cycle Robbed In Hamilton Parish

Two visitors riding a rental scooter along Harrington Sound Road this afternoon [Aug 26] were approached by two men on a motorcycle when the pillion passenger attempted to remove a handbag from the scooter’s basket before brandishing a bladed article, according to police. Both cycles then came to a stop and the man was able to take the handbag before... Read more of this article

Car Crashes Through Wall In Southampton

Car Crashes Through Wall In Southampton

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision in the Riviera Estate area of Southampton this morning [Aug 25] which involved a car crashing through a wall and on to an embankment. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance attended, assisting the driver who we understand was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital. Bystanders... Read more of this article

BFRS Extricate Car Driver After Sandys Crash

BFRS Extricate Car Driver After Sandys Crash

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a collision on Somerset Road early this morning [Aug 25] at the entrance to the Willowbank Resort where a car crashed in to a wall resulting in the driver being injured. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel were called on to extricate the driver before he was transported by ambulance to King Edward Memorial... Read more of this article