Tag: Fatal accidents

46 Year Old Man Dies After Road Collision

46 Year Old Man Dies After Road Collision

The police have confirmed that a 46 year old St. Georges man has died following a road traffic collision that took place yesterday [Sept 29] on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of a 47 year old St. Georges man who died as a result of a road traffic collision... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Mark Whayman

Police Confirm Death Of Mark Whayman

[Updated: Police have now confirmed the death of 53 year old Mark Whayman.] Late last night [Sept 21] a sailboat with seven people onboard ran aground in Castle Harbour, and according to a statement from the BMOC, the skipper dove into the water and knocked himself unconscious. Emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene and the injured man was... Read more of this article

20 Year Old Killed In UK Road Collision Named

20 Year Old Killed In UK Road Collision Named

The 20-year-old motorcyclist who was killed in a road accident that reportedly involved a Bermuda driver in the United Kingdom on Sunday [Aug 24] has been identified as William Phillip Frederick Ruewell, of West Chiltington Lane, Billingshurst [pictured left; photo courtesy The Argus]. The 69-year-old Bermuda driver of the car involved in the crash... Read more of this article

Man Arrested Following Fatal UK Collision

Man Arrested Following Fatal UK Collision

According to a news report from the UK, a 69-year-old Bermuda man on holiday in the United Kingdom has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following an automobile accident that left a 20-year-old motorcycle driver dead. A report in the Littlehampton Gazette says, “The 20-year-old motorcyclist, who was riding a Honda... Read more of this article

Video: Police Address “Carnage On Our Roads”

Video: Police Address “Carnage On Our Roads”

[Updated with video] Police Inspector Robert Cardwell spoke at a press conference today [Aug 14] to bring attention to what he said was “some alarming data that is being gathered as a result of what can only be described as carnage on our roads.” “To date we have recorded 9 road traffic related fatalities. In comparison there were... Read more of this article

Governor Extends Condolences To Smith Family

Governor Extends Condolences To Smith Family

The Governor, Mrs Fergusson and the staff at Government House said they “were sorry to hear about the tragic accident involving Mrs Dawn Santucci-Smith and Mr Melvin Smith.” A post on social media by the Govt. House account said, “Mrs Santucci-Smith has played an important part in involving Northlands primary school children in the... Read more of this article

Court: 19 Year Old Charged After Fatal Collision

Court: 19 Year Old Charged After Fatal Collision

A 19 year old male appeared in Magistrates Court this morning [Aug 6] charged in connection with the collision on Kindley Field Road over the Cup Match holiday that resulted in the death of 51 year old Melvin Smith. Calin Maybury was charged with causing the death of Mr. Smith by driving without due care and attention, and was also charged with causing... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 51 Yr Old Melvin Smith

Police Confirm Death Of 51 Yr Old Melvin Smith

[Updated] The police have confirmed the tragic news that 51 year old Melvin Smith, who was in the tent that a car driver crashed into over the Cup Match holiday, has died. The collision occurred just before 6am on Saturday morning, and saw the driver crash into two parked cars and then crash into a tent. Mr and Mrs Smith were asleep in the tent, and... Read more of this article

Police Identify Two Men Killed In Road Collisions

Police Identify Two Men Killed In Road Collisions

The Bermuda Police Service confirmed the identities of the two men killed in road collisions this weekend as 32 year old Gladwin N’Tiko Smith and 23 year old Meshach Swan. Their deaths marked the 7th and 8th road fatalities for this year. A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Smith died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a roadside... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Scott Expresses Condolences

Shadow Minister Scott Expresses Condolences

“Bermuda awoke this morning to the sobering news of the deaths of two men who passed away on our roads. On behalf of the Bermuda Progressive Labour Party, I would like to offer my deepest condolences to their friends and families,” said Shadow Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott. Mr. Scott was speaking after two men died following two separate... Read more of this article


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