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Video: Fire Service Extinguish Paget Blaze

Video: Fire Service Extinguish Paget Blaze

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] responded to what appears to be a brush fire in Paget tonight [Aug 13] with at least two fire service vehicles seen at the location.Fire service personnel brought the fire under control and continue to wet down the area involved. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as... Read more of this article

Jury Selection Begins In Fatal Boat Collision Trial

Jury Selection Begins In Fatal Boat Collision Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] Jury selection began this morning [Aug 13] for a Southampton man charged with the powerboat death of New Zealand visitor Mary McKee during last year’s America’s Cup. In December of last year, Andrew Lake pled not guilty to unlawfully killing Mrs McKee, 62, on June 1, 2017.At that time he also pled not guilty with... Read more of this article

Four Vehicle Collision On Somerset Road

Four Vehicle Collision On Somerset Road

[Updated] Traffic delays are to be expected along Somerset Road near the junction with Bob’s Valley Road, Sandys as a result of a collision, the police said this morning [Aug 13]. A police spokesperson said, “Traffic delays are to be expected along Somerset Road near the junction with Bob’s Valley Road, Sandys, as a result of a four vehicle... Read more of this article

Two Men On Motorcycle Injured In Paget Collision

Two Men On Motorcycle Injured In Paget Collision

Two men were injured in a collision this afternoon [Aug 11] at the junction of Ord Road and Cobb’s Hill Road in Paget, and have been transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment. A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:30 pm on Saturday 11th August, police and other first responders attend a report of a three vehicle collision which... Read more of this article

Collisions: Five Overturned Vehicles In 2.5 Weeks

Collisions: Five Overturned Vehicles In 2.5 Weeks

Over the last 2.5 weeks there have at been at least five collisions that have resulted in the vehicle overturning, which is a higher than average amount for such a span of time, something people have pointed out in comments and on social media. Fortunately, most of those involved were either not injured or received minor injuries. In one case an oil... Read more of this article

Police Continue To Investigate Boat Collision

Police Continue To Investigate Boat Collision

Marine Police continue to investigate a collision between the Spirit of Bermuda and a private vessel that occurred on Friday, July 6th in the area of Albouy’s Point.A police spokesperson said, “Marine Police are currently investigating a collision between the Spirit of Bermuda and a private vessel, which occurred around 9pm on Friday 6th July,... Read more of this article

64-Year-Old Remains In Stable Condition In ICU

64-Year-Old Remains In Stable Condition In ICU

A 64-year-old male tourist who was involved in a collision on August 1st on St. David’s Road remains in stable condition in the ICU, the police have confirmed.A police spokesperson said, “As of this morning, the 64-year-old male tourist who was involved in a serious collision on 1st August, along St. David’s Road remains in ICU, where his condition... Read more of this article

Car Overturns, Two People Taken To Hospital

Car Overturns, Two People Taken To Hospital

Two women were “transported to hospital for treatment of minor injuries” after a car “carrying three women had overturned after the 72 year-old driver collided with a wall” the police confirmed today [August 5]. A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:55pm on Sunday 5th August, police and other first responders attended a... Read more of this article

Car & Auxiliary Cycle Collision In West End

Car & Auxiliary Cycle Collision In West End

Emergency personnel responded to another collision in the west end this afternoon [Aug 5] with a collision involving a car and auxiliary cycle taking place at around 5.15pm today on Malabar Road. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update if able. Related StoriesPhotos: Van Crashes On Side In Pembroke Motorcyclist... Read more of this article

Three People Injured In Collision In St David’s

Three People Injured In Collision In St David’s

[Updated] A collision took place in the St David’s Road area at approximately 5:15pm today [Aug 1], with the collision appearing to involve an auxiliary and a livery cycle. Fire Service and police personnel are on scene, with the police directing single lane traffic flow. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update if able.Update... Read more of this article

Car Crashes Through Wall, Overturns On Beach

Car Crashes Through Wall, Overturns On Beach

[Updated] Emergency service personnel are on scene following a collision in the Bailey’s Bay area this afternoon [July 27] in which a vehicle crashed through a wall, landing on the beach area below. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 12.58pm: Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “At 11.57am... Read more of this article

Overturned Car In Smith’s, Driver Not Injured

Overturned Car In Smith’s, Driver Not Injured

[Updated] Police responded to St. Mark’s Road in Smith’s parish this morning [July 24], to a collision which resulted in a car overturning on to its roof. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update 12.20pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:57am Police and first responders attended a single vehicle... Read more of this article

Car Driver Crashes Into Pole, Car Overturns

Car Driver Crashes Into Pole, Car Overturns

[Updated] A collision in the Middle Road area of Sandys this afternoon [July 22] involved a car driver crashing into a utility pole and the vehicle then overturning. Police Media Manager Dwayne Caines said, “A collision has occurred on Middle Road in Sandys in the area of White Hill Field. It appears that a car collided with a utility pole and... Read more of this article