Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Collision

December 19, 2017

[Updated] Emergency services responded to a road traffic collision this afternoon [Dec 19] on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish.

A police spokesperson said, “Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish at 2.55pm today [Tuesday].

Collision Bermuda Dec 19 2017 (3)

“Details are still unfolding, but it appears that a van was traveling East on North Shore Road when the driver indicated and began to turn into the Esso TigerMart.

“Meantime, a male on a motorcycle also traveling east tried to overtake the van, however he was unsuccessful and collided with the van and subsequently hit a wall.

“The man was taken via ambulance and his condition appears to be serious.

“There have been traffic detours in the area whilst the scene is being processed by the relevant police officers.

“Witnesses to this collision are asked to contact police on 2950011.”

Update 5.37pm: The police have confirmed that a 51-year-old man has died as a result of this collision.

A police spokesperson said, “Regretfully, we announce that a 51-year-old man died as a result of the road traffic collision that happened today on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish. No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified.”

This marks the 15th road traffic fatality of the year.

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