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Photos: Warwick Academy ‘Pain Into Purpose’

Photos: Warwick Academy ‘Pain Into Purpose’

Warwick Academy is supporting the Pain Into Purpose road safety campaign today [Jan 14], with many of their students and staff wearing blue. A spokesperson said, “Warwick Academy is proud to support the Pain Into Purpose road safety campaign today. The Sixth Form students and staff were invited to dress in blue to show support, remember those who... Read more of this article

Wear Blue & Perform An Act Of Kindness Today

Wear Blue & Perform An Act Of Kindness Today

People are urged to wear blue and perform a ‘random act of kindness’ today [Jan 14] for ‘Pain Into Purpose’ day, an initiative launched after the death of 16-year-old Kijani Burgess in 2020, with the aim to “express your support for the families of road accident victims and to promote road safety and wellness awareness.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Photos: BFRS Respond To Fire In Crawl Hill Area

Firefighters responded to a brush fire in the Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish area today [Jan 12]. A spokesperson said, “At 9:38am on Wednesday January 12, 2022 BFRS dispatch received a report of a brush fire Crawl Hill, Hamilton Parish. BFRS responded with three appliances from the Hamilton and Clearwater Stations with a total of eight firefighters.  “Upon... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Interview With ‘Pain Into Purpose’

Video: BNV Interview With ‘Pain Into Purpose’

Bernews has a very special BNV News & Views episode this evening [Jan 12], with two members from ‘Pain Into Purpose’ joining us to speak about the important matter of road safety. Antoinette Burgess — who lost her 16-year-old son Kijani Burgess in a collision in 2020 — and Guielle Bean are joining us to discuss road safety... Read more of this article

‘Pain Into Purpose’ Invites You To Wear Blue

‘Pain Into Purpose’ Invites You To Wear Blue

People are being encouraged to wear blue this Friday [Jan 14] as part of the ‘Pain Into Purpose’ initiative launched after the death of 16-year-old Kijani Burgess in 2020, with the aim to “express your support for the families of road accident victims and to promote road safety and wellness awareness.” A spokesperson said, “PainIntoPurpose... Read more of this article

Man Injured In Collision On North Shore Road

Man Injured In Collision On North Shore Road

A 67-year-old man has been transported to hospital following a collision on North Shore Road, just east of the Aquarium, this evening. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:00pm on Wednesday 5th January 2022, police and first responders were dispatched to a report of single vehicle road traffic collision on North Shore Road, just east of the Aquarium.“A... Read more of this article

Police Witness Appeal: Two Vehicle Collision

Police Witness Appeal: Two Vehicle Collision

The police are appealing for witnesses to the collision in Sandys on Tuesday, December 28th, 2021. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service, is once again requesting the public’s assistance with the investigation into a serious two vehicle road traffic collision, which occurred just east of Woody’s Drive in, Sandys, shortly... Read more of this article

Appeal For Information On “Road Traffic Incident”

Appeal For Information On “Road Traffic Incident”

The police are “seeking the public’s assistance with their investigation into a road traffic incident” which occurred on Monday in Pembroke, in which a 51-year-old male “involved in the incident was found in an unresponsive state at the scene.” A police spokesperson said, “Officers from the Roads Policing Unit of the... Read more of this article

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Collision In Sandys

Two Motorcyclists Injured In Collision In Sandys

[Updated] Two men were transported to hospital this evening [Dec 28] following a two vehicle collision in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 7pm on Tuesday 28th December, police and first responders were dispatched to a report of a two vehicle collision just east of Woody’s Drive in Sandys. “Details are limited however,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Dennis Saunders

Police Confirm Death Of Dennis Saunders

[Updated] The police have now confirmed the death of 26-year-old Dennis Saunders, who died following a collision on Christmas Day. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the identity of the twenty-six-year-old male who succumbed to injuries sustained in a three vehicle road traffic collision on Palmetto Road, Pembroke,... Read more of this article

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Collision

Police Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Collision

The police are appealing for information about, or witnesses to, the fatal collision that claimed the life of a 26-year-old man on Christmas Day. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is seeking the public’s assistance with the investigation into that fatal road traffic collision, which occurred on Palmetto Road, Pembroke, just... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Man Following Collision

Police Confirm Death Of Man Following Collision

[Updated: The police have now confirmed the very sad news that a 26-year-old man has died, marking the seventeenth road fatality this year in Bermuda.]A motorcycle rider has been transported to hospital following a three vehicle collision on Palmetto Road at around 5.45pm today [Dec 25] and one driver — who initially left the scene — was... Read more of this article

16-Year-Old Injured In Collision In Smiths

16-Year-Old Injured In Collision In Smiths

A 16-year old male was transported to hospital with “serious chest injuries” following a collision involving a bike and a car early this morning [Dec 18] in Smiths.A police spokesperson said, “A sixteen year old male was transported via ambulance to King Edward Memorial Hospital with serious chest injuries, following a road traffic... Read more of this article