Photos: Two Car Collision On South Road, Smiths

August 31, 2013

[Updated] There was a two car collision this evening [Aug 31] on South Road by the junction of Collectors Hill, which resulted in one car being somewhat wedged on top of the other car.

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Emergency personnel responded to the scene, and traffic was restricted to one lane as they investigated the collision. A tow truck arrived on the scene at around 6pm and is in the process of removing the vehicles.

It appears one person may have been taken for medical treatment, however we will update with official information as able.

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Update Sept 2, 12.46pm: A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:30pm on Saturday, August 31st police and first responders attended a reported two car collision on South Road in Smith’s parish, near the junction with Collectors Hill.

“The collision caused one car to end up overturned, partly on top of the other car. Both vehicles were damaged as a result.

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“There were no reported injuries; however the driver of the overturned car, a 68 year old Pembroke woman, was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical assessment as a precaution.”

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  1. youtmon says:

    Hmmmm how did this happen. No damage to red car

  2. Calm Guy says:

    that red car almost has no damage, how is that possible?

  3. Sparky says:

    This is awesome….. would love to know the physics behind this one.

    • frank says:

      what is so dam awesome to you fool someone could have been killed

  4. fox_gap_2 says:

    poor lil ol lady got disoriented and accidentially stepped on the gas…instead of the break….hope she is ok and well

  5. tugboatannie says:

    Your honor I was only going 10mph…………………

  6. New Bermudian says:

    I hope no one was seriously injured!!!!

  7. Pitbull says:

    WOW!!! Was the grey car flying or what????? Hope no one was hurt bad!! :(

  8. Triangle Drifter says:

    I want to be in court to hear this one. They get more spectacular by the week. Check the cellphone records.

  9. A. Little says:

    ….this is insane, madness…. there must be a Hollywood film crew in the area somewhere, what a stunt, 10 points!

  10. Bluetopaz says:

    Right outside my gate. Hmm trying to beat the light?

  11. BermudianForensicsgraduate says:

    from looking at these pictures the only way i see this occuring would be consistant with the silver car probably speeding down the road.. finally realizing that traffic has stopped.. attempting to jam breaks causing the car to do an “ENDO” flipping over and the red car which would have been in front of the silver car. stopping the silver car from landing upside down on the ground…. then again.. i could be wrong..

  12. joe shmo says:


  13. RawOnion says:

    Judging by the picture and the angle and damage to the silver car, that car was traveling east approaching the red Rover, it swerved left and hit the palm tree causing it to roll over, over the sidewalk. The rear of the car then came down on the Rover..and likely gently. I wasn’t there so I’m just making a visual assumption.

    And it doesn’t take much speed to roll a car if you hit one front wheel against an immoveable object (note the passenger side wheel is covered in natural debris (dirt/tree bark)) and is also out of alignment indicating it made contact with something.

  14. Ghost Rider says:

    EVERY day in every way we have vehicle incidents.

    todays incidents was due to a Flying Car in crash mode.

  15. SoFar Bye says:

    I didn’t know they were filming fast and the stupid here in Bermuda?

  16. Thunder Man says:

    There is a dent in the front of the red car. I think the silver car came through the lights and for some reason veered into the red car. Cars do not need that much help to make them airborne. The silver car was probably only doing 35 K and it slid right up and over the red car. I have personally seen cars flip while going around a bend in a road and just hitting the sidewalk. I also worked in the Fire Service and attended many accidents so I do have some experience accident reconstruction

  17. Swimming onion says:

    Very fortunate no serious injuries & perhaps, the air bags in the flipped car prevented that.

  18. Sigh Of Relief says:

    it is so simple there brains were in the foot at the time fast and stupid was filming lmao hsbc

  19. Sigh Of Relief says:

    you are responsible for your own stupidity
    and that all folks

  20. Johnboy says:

    Most people don’t realise that the Rovers have forcefields optional from the factory. Unfortunately they couldn’t make the engines as reliable…..

  21. Babylon says:

    This happened travelling at 20 mph?

  22. cousin says:

    Hope those involved were not hurt too bad and the fright of th whole thing wears off pretty fast. It just makes me laugh how so many people are assuming what happened. You don’t have a clue and are probably all wrong. Unless you were there just zip it. Typical.

  23. mixitup says:

    She musta seen a roach in her car. That’s the ONLY way I see that happenend.

  24. outkasted says:

    Silver car bounced off the one side of the road (causing the car to begin rolling) swerved across street hitting side walk thus completing the roll