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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

Court: Lake Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

Court: Lake Found Not Guilty Of Manslaughter

27-year-old Andrew Lake has been found not guilty of manslaughter following the death last year of Mary McKee in a boating accident. The jury returned its verdict late this afternoon [Aug 24] following a trial in the Supreme Court. Mary McKee, a visitor from New Zealand, was in a small, semi-inflatable vessel in June of last year, when the boat was... Read more of this article

Court: Jury Sees Video Of Defendant’s Interview

Court: Jury Sees Video Of Defendant’s Interview

[Written by Don Burgess] “I never saw those points. They didn’t have any lights on, any running lights… I saw them at the last possible second.” Andrew Lake spoke those words to police investigators in a videotaped interrogation the day after his boat ran over the top of a Rigid Inflatable Boat [RIB] that New Zealand visitor Mary... Read more of this article

Fatal Collision: Court Hears Police Testimony

Fatal Collision: Court Hears Police Testimony

[Written by Don Burgess] “I may have been going too fast.” Those were the words jurors heard from police officers who say Andrew Lake spoke to them after allegedly crashing into a boat resulting in the death of New Zealand visitor Mary McKee on June 1, 2017. Mr Lake has denied a charge of manslaughter in the death of Mrs McKee, who was... Read more of this article

Court: Witnesses Testify In Fatal Collision Trial

Court: Witnesses Testify In Fatal Collision Trial

[Written by Don Burgess] “I just screamed because there was no way I thought anybody would survive.” Jurors heard that as part of an emotional testimony from a witness of the fatal boat crash involving an America’s Cup visitor from New Zealand. One witness, from California, recounted the details leading up to and after Andrew Lake’s boat, the... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 50-Year-Old Keith Trott

Police Confirm Death Of 50-Year-Old Keith Trott

The police have now confirmed the death of 50-year-old Keith Trott who died as a result of what the police said appears to be a single vehicle collision that took place on August 2nd, and said Mr Trott’s death marks the 8th road traffic fatality of the year. A police spokesperson said, “Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 50-year-old... Read more of this article

Court: Trial Underway In Fatal Boat Collision Case

Court: Trial Underway In Fatal Boat Collision Case

[Written by Don Burgess] Photos of boats involved and a panicked 911 call were all part of yesterday’s [Aug 14] testimony at a trial of a man charged with the manslaughter 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 when his 17 foot... 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