39-Yr-Old Man Dies In Traffic Accident

December 11, 2010

A 39 year old Sandys parish man died this morning following a traffic accident on Harbour Road.

Around 1:45am this morning [Dec 11] Police and first responders attended a serious single vehicle road traffic collision on Harbour Road in Paget near the junction with Chapel Road.

The Police say that it appears that a taxi was exiting Newstead hotel and a motorcycle was traveling along Harbour Road when the vehicles collided. The rider of the motorcycle, a 39 year old Sandys parish man, sustained serious injuries and was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance; however he subsequently succumbed to his injuries. The taxi driver was not injured.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to contact Inspector Phil Lewis on 295-0011. The Police say that no further information will be released until the next of kin has been notified.

Update 2pm: Police name victim as Kirk Simons.

This marks the 11th road fatality for 2010:

  1. 31 yr old Earlston Smith died on Oct 11 after a bike accident on East Broadway
  2. 22 yr old Adam Goodwin died on Oct 3 after a bike accident in Smith’s
  3. 20 yr old Geoffrey Burns died on Sept 1 after a bike accident in Paget
  4. 28 yr old Katrina Flood died on June 12 after a bike accident on East Broadway
  5. 27 yr old Omar Sutton died on May 29 after a collision with a truck
  6. 69 yr old Derek Smith died on April 24, weeks after being struck by a motorcycle
  7. 41 yr old Andre Hendrickson died on April 17 after being struck by a car while walking
  8. 26 yr old Carlton Darrell died on April 2nd after a single vehicle accident in Devonshire
  9. 23 yr old Dareiko Simons died on Jan 9 after his bike collided with a car in Sandys
  10. 21 yr old Earl Ingemann died after a Jan 1st car crash, man arrested & charged in connection

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  1. S. & G. Raynor says:

    Rest in peace, my friend. How sad and so young with so much life yet to live.

  2. s says:

    RIP…Now this would mean the the taxi driver would be charged with with something if he was pulling out onto a main road obstructing the man on the motor cycles path right?

  3. Are U Serious? says:

    RIP…Gonna miss that big cheesy grin of yours showing all 36 teeth!!! Prayers to your family and all those close to you….

  4. always happens says:

    Something like this alwaysseems to happens just before Christmas. So sad.

  5. Tiana says:

    I’m gonna miss you so much dad…I know you’re in a better place now R.I.P

    • bernews says:

      My deepest condolences to you…


    • hhhmmmm says:

      My condolences to you my dear…. Your tribute to your father was outstanding. May God bless you…