Tag: Fatal accidents

586 Deaths On Bermuda’s Roads Since 1962

586 Deaths On Bermuda’s Roads Since 1962

Statistics released by the Bermuda Police Service show that Bermuda has lost 586 people to road collisions since 1962, with the worst year being 1975, where 26 people died as a result of road collisions. Last year, the island recorded 16 road fatalities, and this year has started out on a similarly grim note, with two people dying due to road collisions... Read more of this article

“Road Safety A Matter Of National Importance”

“Road Safety A Matter Of National Importance”

[Updated with video] Premier Michael Dunkley and  Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell held a press conference today [Jan 14] to both urge the community to drive safely, as well as provide an overview of some of the measures the Government plans to try and take to improve road safety. This follows after a spate of collisions,... Read more of this article

Richard Thomas Dies Following Road Collision

Richard Thomas Dies Following Road Collision

[Updated: Police confirm the death of 59 year old Richard Thomas of Paget] Police warn that as of 6.15pm on Monday evening [Jan 12], there are traffic diversions in place on Middle Road, Warwick [by Belmont] due to a collision. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able. Update Jan 12, 6.55pm: The collision appears to... Read more of this article

Police: Please Do Not Pass Photograph On

Police: Please Do Not Pass Photograph On

[Updated] The police said there is a graphic image of tonight’s [Jan 12] road traffic fatality circulating on social media, and have appealed to people to please not pass it on, noting that the image began circulating before the man’s family had even been formally notified. The image, which is very graphic, appears to have been taken with... Read more of this article

Police Seeking “Critical Witnesses” To Collision

Police Seeking “Critical Witnesses” To Collision

The police said they are conducting an investigation into the road traffic collision that claimed the life of 33-year-old Jereme Cumbermack yesterday morning [Jan 5] in Warwick, and are specifically appealing to the occupant[s] of a dark colored motorcar that was travelling in a westerly direction on Middle Road immediately behind the motorcar involved... Read more of this article

CADA Recommend Check Points, Testing, ABC

CADA Recommend Check Points, Testing, ABC

CADA says it was “encouraged” to read that the Premier and Minister of National Security has termed the number of road fatalities in Bermuda a “crisis.” On January 2, in response to the recent spate of road deaths, Premier Dunkley said, “The seriousness of this situation is underscored by the fact that if 15 members of our community... Read more of this article

33 Year Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

33 Year Old Man Dies Following Traffic Collision

[Updated: Police confirm the death of 33 year old Jereme Cumbermack of Sandys, marking the 1st road traffic fatality of 2015] The spate of collisions continue, with this morning [Jan 5] seeing traffic delays due to a collision on Middle Road in Warwick. The police have advised there was a major collision at Morgan’s Road and Middle Road in Warwick... Read more of this article

Cargo Ship Sinks Off Vietnam With 19 Crew

Cargo Ship Sinks Off Vietnam With 19 Crew

A cargo ship — operated by Bermuda-registered Gearbulk Holding Limited — sank off East Vietnam Sea on Friday [Jan 2] carrying at least 19 Filipino crew members. The New York Times reports that only one man is known to have survived, and e lone survivor — the chief cook on the ship — is refusing to cooperate with rescuers, making... Read more of this article

Premier: Road Safety Will Be A Priority In 2015

Premier: Road Safety Will Be A Priority In 2015

[Updated] The Premier and Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley today expressed his sincerest condolences to the families of the two men killed in road traffic collisions in the past few days, adding that addressing “dangerous road practices” will be a “priority of the government in 2015 and beyond.”‎ The New Year’s... Read more of this article

62 Year Old Man Dies Following Collision

62 Year Old Man Dies Following Collision

[Updated] The police have now confirmed the death of 62 year old Timothy Wright of Warwick following a two vehicle collision in Pembroke, marking the first road fatality of 2015. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 62 year old Timothy Wright of Warwick following a two vehicle collision in Pembroke. “Mr... Read more of this article


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