Tag: #RoadTrafficFatality

Man Charged Following Fatal Collision In UK

Man Charged Following Fatal Collision In UK

69-year-old Malcolm Griffiths has been charged in a UK court with causing death by careless driving after 20-year-old motorcyclist William Ruewell was killed in a crash with his car in West Sussex last year. Mr. Griffiths — who the British media are reporting is from Landmark Drive, Southampton, Bermuda — was arrested following the fatal... Read more of this article

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

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

Law Students Pay Tribute To Stephen Edwards

Law Students Pay Tribute To Stephen Edwards

The Law Students’ Association of Bermuda have paid tribute to the late Stephen Edwards, who was a law student of the University of Sussex, saying he was acutely interested in making a contribution to his country and poised to be a future leader. Mr. Edwards, 19, died following a serious motorcycle collision that occurred on December 30, 2014. A successful... 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

Rugby Community Pays Tribute To Edwards

Rugby Community Pays Tribute To Edwards

The Bermuda rugby community came together at the Somersfield Academy School field in order to remember Stephen Edwards yesterday [Jan 1], playing a memorial match in his honour,  while his teammates in the UK also paid tribute saying he represented the club with “class both on and off the pitch.” Mr. Edwards, 19, died following a serious... Read more of this article


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