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Video: Police Press Conference On Collisions

Video: Police Press Conference On Collisions

The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this afternoon [May 5] to provide updates on yesterday serious road traffic collisions, with three collisions last night in Southampton, Flatts and Devonshire, which sadly resulted in the deaths of two people. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Two Deaths Following Collisions

Police Confirm Two Deaths Following Collisions

The police have confirmed the death of 56-year-old Marvin Lambe as well as 81-year-old Leon Eugene Thomas following two separate collisions yesterday. Mr. Lambe died following a collision in Hamilton parish, while Mr Thomas — whose family explained that he went by his middle name Eugene — died after being struck by a motorcycle while walking... Read more of this article

Multiple Collisions, Seven People Injured

Multiple Collisions, Seven People Injured

[Updated] There have been multiple collisions this evening [May 4] — in Southampton, Flatts and Devonshire — and according to the police, at least seven people have been injured, including three pedestrians. Collision In Southampton, 82 Year Old Pedestrian Injured  A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:47pm today, Tuesday 4th May... Read more of this article

BPS Appeal For Additional Witnesses To Collision

BPS Appeal For Additional Witnesses To Collision

The investigation into a collision involving a truck and a motorcycle that occurred on Tuesday [April 27] in Smith’s parish continues, with any additional witnesses urged to come forward. A police spokesperson said, “The investigation into a serious two vehicle collision involving a truck and a motorcycle that occurred around 6:35pm Tuesday, April... Read more of this article

20-Year-Old Injured In Two Vehicle Collision

20-Year-Old Injured In Two Vehicle Collision

A 20-year-old female bike rider was transported via ambulance to the hospital after sustaining a serious head injury following a two-vehicle collision in Smiths. A police spokesperson said, “Around 6:35p.m. on Tuesday, 27th April 2021, Police attended a report of a serious road traffic collision involving two vehicles near the junction of Verdmont... Read more of this article

Pembroke Council Pledges $2K For Playground

Pembroke Council Pledges $2K For Playground

The Pembroke Parish Council has pledged $2,000 towards rebuilding the Pig’s Field playground that was recently destroyed by a fire. A spokesperson said, “The Pembroke Parish Council announced today that it has pledged $2,000 towards rebuilding of the Pig’s Field playground that was targeted by arsonists recently. The Council has echoed the dismay... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Another Vehicle Fire

Police Investigating Another Vehicle Fire

[Updated] The police are investigating another vehicle fire, this time one which occurred around 5:35am this morning [April 19] outside a residence on Kings Court in Pembroke. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is investigating the cause of a vehicle fire which occurred around 05:35am today, Monday 19th April 2021, outside a residence... Read more of this article

Arrest Made In Connection With Playground Fire

Arrest Made In Connection With Playground Fire

One person has been arrested in connection with the fire at Pigs Field playground, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Investigations into the recent spate of fires in Pembroke Parish are still ongoing.”Detective Inspector Derricka Burns stated: “Officers from the Criminal Investigations Department, have conducted... Read more of this article

Minister Pledges To Help Rebuild Playground

Minister Pledges To Help Rebuild Playground

Minister Walter Roban — the elected MP for Constituency #15 Pembroke East — has “pledged to work with the community to rebuild the Pigs Field playground in his constituency which was destroyed by fire on 10 April 2021.”“It’s a shame what happened and I do support the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and the Bermuda Police... Read more of this article

Collisions In Southampton & Hamilton Parish

Collisions In Southampton & Hamilton Parish

Police responded to a report of a single vehicle road traffic collision on Middle Road in Southampton and also attended a two vehicle collision in the area of Bethel AME Church on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish. Car Overtuned A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:55 p.m., on Friday, 9th April 2021, Police attended a reported single vehicle road... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire At Playground

Photos & Video: Aftermath Of Fire At Playground

[Updated] The playground at Pigs Field, located off of Bandroom Lane in Pembroke, has been destroyed by a fire, with the police confirming that the fire “is being treated as suspicious.”Last night, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to the blaze with two appliances from Hamilton Station and a total of six firefighters. The BRFS... Read more of this article

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Fire At Playground

Photos: BFRS Extinguish Fire At Playground

[Updated] Firefighters extinguished a fire after responding to a “playground completely involved in flames.” A spokesperson said, “On Saturday April 10th 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a fire at Pigs Field, off of Bandroom Lane. BFRS responded with two appliances from Hamilton Station and a total... Read more of this article

Police: Please Do Not Further Circulate Photo

Police: Please Do Not Further Circulate Photo

The police have urged the public “not to further circulate the image of the serious collision aftermath” and to “refrain from speculation regarding the murder.” A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is aware of an image circulating via social media showing the aftermath of a serious collision involving... Read more of this article