Police Confirm: Man Dies Following Collision

November 3, 2021

Collision In Smiths Bermuda Nov 2021[Updated: The police have confirmed the death of a 23-year-old male motorcyclist following a collision this morning]

A 23-year-old rider was injured following a collision today [Nov 3] on North Shore Road in Smith’s.

A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 9:05am today, Wednesday, 3rd November 2021, a reported serious two vehicle collision occurred on North Shore Road in Smith’s parish, at the entrance to RUBiS Terceira’s North Shore service station.

“Early information indicates that a car was being driven east and a motorcycle was being ridden in the opposite direction when the vehicles collided, as the car turned into the service station.

“The injured rider, believed to be a 23 year old male, was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment.

“His condition is unknown at this time, but a medical update is anticipated in due course.

“Traffic diversions are currently in effect at Loyal Hill, Devonshire and Store Hill, Smith’s parish, while the scene is forensically processed.

“Inquiries continue and any witnesses are encouraged to call 211 as soon as possible.”

Update 2.13pm: A police spokesperson said, “Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of the 23-year-old male motorcyclist seriously injured in a collision with a car that occurred at the entrance of RUBiS Terceira’s North Shore service station shortly after 9:05am today, Wednesday 3rd November and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

“Official identification is anticipated in due course, pending next of kin notification.

“The young man’s death marks Bermuda’s 14th road fatality for 2021.

“The car driver involved, said to be a 25-year-old Pembroke man, was not hurt. A BPS Traffic Collision Investigator and Forensic Support Unit specialist completed their inquiries at the scene by 11:20am.

“However, the investigation continues regarding this latest fatal collision and any witnesses or members of the public with relevant information are now urged to call the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788, or 211, as soon as possible.”

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