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Temporary Traffic Delays Due To Brush Fire

Temporary Traffic Delays Due To Brush Fire

[Updated] There are “temporary traffic delays in the Harrington Hundreds Road, Knapton Hill, Smith’s Parish area, due to a brush fire” this evening [Aug 26]. At 6.50pm, a police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public of temporary traffic delays in the Harrington Hundreds Road, Knapton Hill,... Read more of this article

“The Road To Recovery” Event On August 30

“The Road To Recovery” Event On August 30

The Bermuda Road Safety Council and Sandys Parish Council will be holding a free event entitled “The Road to Recovery” on Monday, August 30th from 6pm – 8pm at BUNA Coffee House. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Road Safety Council and Sandys Parish Council are pleased to announce their next event – The Road to Recovery. “The... Read more of this article

41-Yr-Old Man Injured In Collision On Crow Lane

41-Yr-Old Man Injured In Collision On Crow Lane

A 41-year-old man was injured when he “collided with a pole as he attempted to negotiate a bend” along Crow Lane on Sunday evening, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Around 11:30pm on Sunday 8th August 2021, and other first responders were dispatched to a single vehicle road traffic collision along Crow Lane near... Read more of this article

Collision Involving Car And Bus In Southampton

Collision Involving Car And Bus In Southampton

There was a collision this afternoon [Aug 10] on Middle Road in Southampton involving a car and a bus. This afternoon the police said, “The east bound lane of Middle Road, Southampton, is currently blocked due to a two vehicle collision involving a private car and a DPT bus. Police officers are on the scene directing traffic. Motorists are advised... Read more of this article

Boat Runs Aground With Two People Onboard

Boat Runs Aground With Two People Onboard

The Coast Guard responded after a 19ft power craft with two people onboard ran aground off Lefroy House. A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Sunday 1st August, 2:20 pm – Bermuda Radio were called from a concerned party ashore advising that friends are on a boat which is broken down and drifting to the to the north of Greys Bridge... Read more of this article

Court: Disqualification Reduced To Two Years

Court: Disqualification Reduced To Two Years

A man who was convicted of driving without due care and attention in relation to a crash that resulted in a mother and her teenage son being injured, has had his sentence of five years disqualification quashed, with a period of two years substituted. The collision occurred in 2018 and resulted in both the mother and son needing medical treatment overseas,... Read more of this article

Motorcyclist In ICU After Crash On Crow Lane

Motorcyclist In ICU After Crash On Crow Lane

A male motorcyclist is in the ICU ”having sustained life-threatening injuries” in a road traffic collision on Crow Lane last night, the police have confirmed. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 11:30 last night, Saturday 7th August, 2021, Police responded to reports of a serious single vehicle road traffic collision on Crow... Read more of this article

Witness Appeal: Collision Near Collector’s Hill

Witness Appeal: Collision Near Collector’s Hill

The police are appealing for witnesses to a collision that occurred near Collector’s Hill on Thursday. A police spokesperson said, “Around 5:50pm Thursday, 5th August 2021, police officers attended a reported two motorcycle collision on South Road in Smith’s parish near Collector’s Hill. “It appears that the rider of a motorcycle... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Yr-Old Keija Simmons

BPS Confirm Death Of 25-Yr-Old Keija Simmons

The police have confirmed the death of 25-year-old Keija Simmons, who died following a crash in Sandys. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] can now confirm the death of 25-year-old Keija Simmons, Bermuda’s seventh road fatality for 2021, and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends. “Mr. Simmons was seriously... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

Police Confirm Death Of 25-Year-Old Man

Police have confirmed the death of a 25-year-old following a crash in Somerset. A police spokesperson said, “A 25-year-old man has succumbed to injuries sustained in a single vehicle motorcycle crash. “The collision occurred on Scaur Hill, Somerset Road, Somerset, shortly after midnight on Sunday 1st August 2021. “Officers were at the time conducting... Read more of this article

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters Extinguish Fire In St David’s

Firefighters extinguished a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s yesterday [July 27]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “A 3:03pm on July 27, the BFRS dispatch received a report of a house fire on So Far Lane in St David’s. “BFRS responded with two appliances from the Clearwater and Hamilton stations with a total of eight firefighters. “Upon... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Collision/Stabbing Incident

Police Investigating Collision/Stabbing Incident

Police are investigating an incident which reportedly started with a collision in the west end, and also resulted in a 56-year-old being stabbed. A police spokesperson said, “At 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, 22 July 2021, Police attended the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in response to a report of unlawful wounding. “Officers spoke with the... Read more of this article

Downed Poles On Middle Road, Traffic Delays

Downed Poles On Middle Road, Traffic Delays

[Updated with photos] BELCO crews are on scene working to repair damaged utility poles on Middle Road, Paget near Bostock Hill after a “tractor trailer became entangled in telecommunications cables” and ”two poles sustained damages with one falling into a residential property.” A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Electric Light... Read more of this article