Police Confirm Death Of 23-Year-Old Man

April 25, 2024

The police have confirmed the sad news that a 23-year-old man has died following a collision this morning [April 25] in Warwick.

A police spokesperson said, “Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) can confirm that a 23-year-old male motorcyclist involved in a collision with a truck around 9am Thursday, 25th April 2024, was pronounced dead at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital later Thursday morning.

“This fatal collision occurred at the junction of Khyber Pass and Smiths Avenue, Warwick. Police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service as well as ambulance personnel responded to the scene.

“Apparently the truck was being driven down Khyber Pass and the motorcycle was being ridden in the same direction, when the truck made a right turn to enter Smiths Avenue.

“The rider struck the truck, then a wall. He was rushed to hospital via ambulance, but ultimately succumbed to his injuries. The death of the 23-year-old man, who is understood to have been a Pembroke resident, marks Bermuda’s second road fatality of 2024.

“Official identification of the deceased is anticipated in due course and a BPS Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to provide relevant support to his loved ones at this difficult time.

“The truck driver was not hurt. However, he was transported to hospital as a precaution. The truck’s passenger was also unhurt.

“Traffic in the area was diverted for approximately four hours, while the collision site was processed.

“An investigation into the circumstances of this latest road fatality continues and any witnesses are now encouraged to call the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788 as soon as possible.”

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