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Road Traffic Collision Involving Police Vehicle

Road Traffic Collision Involving Police Vehicle

A two vehicle collision — involving a police bike and motorcycle — occurred on Middle Road in Warwick yesterday [March 3] with both riders “suffering leg injuries, which were not considered serious.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 2:30pm on Wednesday 3rd March, 2021, police attended a two vehicle road traffic collision... Read more of this article

96 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In January

96 Visit KEMH Due To Road Accidents In January

96 people visited the Hospital’s Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre in January due to road traffic accidents, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB] road traffic accident statistics for the month of January 2021 show that 96 cases were seen in the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Fire, Rescue Service Extinguish Car Fire

Bermuda Fire, Rescue Service Extinguish Car Fire

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service extinguished a vehicle fire in the Cobbs Hill area. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A 1:59pm on February 22 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch revived a report of a vehicle on fire at Cobbs Hill. “BFRS responded with one appliance from the Hamilton Fire Station with a total of 5 firefighters. “On... Read more of this article

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Training

BFRS To Conduct Emergency Driving Training

The public has been advised that there may be an increase of fire trucks on the road displaying emergency lights and sirens, as the Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service will be conducting emergency driving exercises. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is advised that starting on Monday, February 15, fire officers from the Bermuda Fire... Read more of this article

BFRS Respond To 301 Calls In January

BFRS Respond To 301 Calls In January

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a total of 301 emergency incidents in January 2021, with firefighters handling pole fires, electrical fires, trash fires, oven fires, flooding incidents, and more. A breakdown of the incidents per fire station during the month is below. Hamilton Station71 Automatic Fire Alarms [AFA’s] 5 Pole Fires 1... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Boat Fire In Warwick

Video: BFRS Extinguish Boat Fire In Warwick

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service extinguished a boat fire in the Riddell’s Bay, Warwick area last night [Feb 1] with a 25-foot boat “fully engulfed in flames.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 10:56pm on Monday February 1, 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a report of a boat on fire at Riddell’s... Read more of this article

1,173 Visited Hospital Due To Collisions In 2020

1,173 Visited Hospital Due To Collisions In 2020

1,173 people visited King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s [KEMH] Emergency Department or Urgent Care Centre due to road traffic accidents in 2020, according to the latest statistics from the Bermuda Hospitals Board [BHB]. According to the BHB, “Bermuda Hospitals Board statistics for the year 2020 are now available and show the following:“1,173... Read more of this article

Three Vehicle Traffic Collision On Middle Road

Three Vehicle Traffic Collision On Middle Road

A three vehicle collision — involving a bus, car and motorcycle — occurred in the west end this evening [Jan 25] with firefighters ‘using lifting bags’ lifting the bus to free the motorcycle rider who was trapped under the bus. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:23pm on Monday January 25th, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service... Read more of this article

Firefighters Recognized For 10 Years Of Service

Firefighters Recognized For 10 Years Of Service

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] is honouring six firefighters for their 10 years of service. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A career in emergency services requires compassion and self-sacrifice. It can be extremely demanding, which is why we have to honor those who have reached significant milestones. “It’s incredibly valuable... Read more of this article

18-Year-Old Arrested After Two Collisions

18-Year-Old Arrested After Two Collisions

An 18-year-old man was arrested on “suspicion of driving whilst impaired as well for possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, after being involved in two separate road traffic collisions” on Tuesday. A police spokesperson said, “The first incident took place on Mullet Bay Road just west of Wellington Lane in St. George. A... Read more of this article

Collision In Smiths, Two Transported To KEMH

Collision In Smiths, Two Transported To KEMH

A road traffic collision occurred in the North Shore Road and Jennings Road area of Smiths this morning [Jan 21] with two people transported to KEMH with “possible leg and head injuries.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 6:40am on the morning of January 21, 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service received a report of a road traffic collision... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Three Separate Crashes

Police Investigating Three Separate Crashes

A car driver is being sought by police after a single vehicle car crash in Southampton, a woman is in ICU following a three vehicle collision in Southampton, and a single vehicle motorcycle crash also occurred in Pembroke.  Single Vehicle Car Crash in Southampton: Driver Sought A police spokesperson said, “Around 12:10am today, Monday January 18th,... Read more of this article

‘Pain Into Purpose’: People Urged To Wear Blue

‘Pain Into Purpose’: People Urged To Wear Blue

People are being urged to wear blue this Monday [Jan 18] as part of the #PainIntoPurpose initiative launched after the death of 16-year-old Kijani Burgess last year, with the campaign’s aim to “express solidarity with families of road accident victims, as well as promote road safety awareness.” A spokesperson said, “On Monday,... Read more of this article