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‘Motorcycle Rider Collided With A Light Pole’

‘Motorcycle Rider Collided With A Light Pole’

Police responded to a single vehicle road traffic collision in the Harrington Sound area this afternoon. At around 4.45pm today, a police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 4:00 pm today Thursday, 9th July, police responded to a single vehicle road traffic collision, just east of the junction of Harrington Sound and Harrington Hundreds Roads. “Details... Read more of this article

Injured Soldier’s Family Extend Their Thanks

Injured Soldier’s Family Extend Their Thanks

The family of Private Ndavyah Williams, who has undergone surgery since being flown to Boston after being struck by a vehicle while manning a checkpoint on June 29, is offering thanks for the support received following the incident. The collision also injured Private Wilkes, resulting in a broken ankle. A member of the family said, “On June 29th at... Read more of this article

Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

Collision, Rider Arrested For Impaired Driving

One motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired, while another one required emergency surgery after a head-on collision involving two motorcycles on South Road in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 4:45 p.m. on Sunday 5th July, police received a report a two vehicle on South Road in Warwick. “Upon arrival... Read more of this article

Court: Men Charged In Connection With Collision

Court: Men Charged In Connection With Collision

Two men were charged in Magistrates Court today [July 2] in connection with the incident at a road checkpoint that resulted in two Royal Bermuda Regiment soldiers being injured. The police said, “Two men, Giovanni Saltus and Makhail Saltus, were this morning charged in Magistrate’s Court, in connection with Monday night’s serious road traffic... Read more of this article

Soldier In ICU After Being Struck At Checkpoint

Soldier In ICU After Being Struck At Checkpoint

[Updated with video] Two men have been arrested after a car was driven through a “checkpoint at speed and struck two soldiers,” leaving one of the Regiment soldiers in critical condition in the ICU, and the other with a suspected broken ankle. Checkpoint In Devonshire A police spokesperson said, “At around 11:15 p.m. on Monday 29th... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Lavonte Williams

Police Confirm Death Of Lavonte Williams

Police have named the victim of yesterday’s [June 28] fatal jet ski accident as 27-year-old Lavonte Williams. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now identify the victim in yesterday’s fatal marine incident as Lavonte Williams. “Mr. Williams was thrown from his jet-ski while out on the Great Sound at about 7:00 p.m. on... Read more of this article

Man Dies Following Jet Ski Accident

Man Dies Following Jet Ski Accident

The police have confirmed that a 23-year-old man has died following a jet ski accident in the Morgan’s Point, Southampton area this evening [June 28]. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 7:00pm today, Sunday, 28th June, police and other first responders were dispatched to a report of a jet ski accident off of Morgan’s Point, Southampton. “It... Read more of this article

42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

42-Year-Old Man Injured In Boat Fire In Warwick

A 42-year-old man sustained burns to his arm and legs following a boat fire in Warwick. A police spokesperson said, “At around 5:10 p.m. on Saturday 20th June, Police & EMS were dispatched to a private dock just off Middle Road & Riddles Bay Road, Warwick, to a report of a boat fire. “Upon arrival they found that a 42-year-old male on board... Read more of this article

65 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In May

65 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In May

65 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre last month due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board road traffic accident statistics for the period 1 January – 31 May 2020 are as follows:“65 cases were... Read more of this article

Female Injured In Collision In Pembroke

Female Injured In Collision In Pembroke

A female was transported to hospital following a road traffic collision involving a motorcycle in the Cox’s Hill, Pembroke area this evening.A police spokesperson said, “At around 10:45pm on Sunday 14th June, Police and Emergency Services were dispatched to a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision involving a motorcycle at Cox’s... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters Extinguish Vehicle Fire In Pembroke

Firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire in Pembroke last night [June 11], with the fire causing “minimal damage” to a nearby home. A spokesperson said, “Fire Dispatch received two calls for service on the evening of Thursday, June 11th 2020; the first at 11:25pm and the seconded at 11:31pm. “The first call was a road traffic... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Motorcycle & Pedestrians

Collision Involving Motorcycle & Pedestrians

[Updated] Police and first responders were dispatched to a “report of a serious collision involving a motorcycle and two pedestrians” on North Shore in Hamilton parish this evening [May 28]. A police spokesperson said, “Serious collision Northshore Road, junction with Studio Lane Hamilton Parish. [Shelly Bay stretch] “Around... Read more of this article

Police Warn About Speeding, Drunk Driving

Police Warn About Speeding, Drunk Driving

A male motorcycle rider was arrested following a pursuit yesterday [May 24], while another male motorcycle rider was taken to hospital following a two-vehicle collision in Paget. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 3.30pm on Sunday, May 24, officers from the Roads Policing Unit were conducting speed checks along South Road, Southampton,... Read more of this article