Tag: Fatal accidents

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

Premier & Minister Express Their Condolences

Premier & Minister Express Their Condolences

Today Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Tourism Development & Transport Shawn Crockwell offered the following joint comment in the wake of this weekend’s two road traffic fatalities. At approximately 2.00am this morning [July 20] a male motorcyclist died in a collision in Hamilton parish, and following that a 23-year-old man died in... Read more of this article

Second Road Fatality Overnight: 23 Yr Old Man

Second Road Fatality Overnight: 23 Yr Old Man

Police have now confirmed the tragic news that a second person was killed in a collision overnight, with a 23 year old male motorcyclist succumbing to injuries sustained in a collision in Southampton at 3.45am this morning [July 20] This follows after the collision that claimed the life of a male motorcyclist in Hamilton parish at approximately 2.00am... Read more of this article

32 Yr Old Man Killed In Hamilton Parish Collision

32 Yr Old Man Killed In Hamilton Parish Collision

[Updated: Police identify victim as a 32 year old Pembroke man] The police have confirmed that a male motorcyclist has died following a collision in Hamilton parish at around 2am this morning. A police spokesperson said, “Around 1:55am on Sunday, July 20th first responders attended a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle collision on Harrington... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death: Jonathan Burch-DeCosta

Police Confirm Death: Jonathan Burch-DeCosta

[Updated] This afternoon the Bermuda Police officially identified the gentleman who died following an accident on Sunday [June 29] in Sandys parish as 20 year old Jonathan Burch-DeCosta. A police spokesperson said, ” The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 20 year old Jonathan Burch-DeCosta. “Mr. Burch-DeCosta was initially... Read more of this article


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