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Traffic Diverted Due To Collision In Smith’s

Traffic Diverted Due To Collision In Smith’s

Police are advising that due to a road traffic collision involving a pedal cycle and a motorcycle there are traffic diversions in Smiths. At approximately 6.15pm today, a police spokesperson said, “Please be advised that due to a road traffic collision involving a pedal cycle and a motorcycle near Jennings Road on the North Shore Road in Smith’s,... Read more of this article

Hit & Run Motorcycle Collision In Devonshire

Hit & Run Motorcycle Collision In Devonshire

On Wednesday [March 24] a collision involving two motorcycles occurred in Devonshire, with one rider and their passenger leaving the scene and “inquires continue to locate the other two individuals involved.” A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:25pm Wednesday, March 24th a two motorcycle collision occurred near the junction of Palmetto... Read more of this article

Video: Police Press Conference On Fires

Video: Police Press Conference On Fires

[Updated] The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] is holding a press conference this morning [March 25] regarding the recent suspicious fires in the Pembroke area. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The police said, “”In the last two weeks, we’ve had at least six incidents; that’s... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Another Suspicious Fire

Police Investigating Another Suspicious Fire

[Updated] The police are investigating another “suspicious fire” following a fire at a residence in Pembroke where a “fuel canister containing gasoline was found at the back of the residence.” A police spokesperson said, “Shortly before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday 23rd March, 2021, police responded to a report of a suspicious fire... Read more of this article

BFRS Rescue Man Trapped In Overturned Crane

BFRS Rescue Man Trapped In Overturned Crane

[Updated] The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service rescued a man who was “trapped in the cab of an overturned crane” in St George’s today [March 22], with the BFRS saying “fire crews found one man trapped with no obvious injuries and conscious in the cab of the overturned crane.” A BFRS spokesperson said, “On Monday... Read more of this article

Video: BFRS Extinguish Another Vehicle Fire

Video: BFRS Extinguish Another Vehicle Fire

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished yet another vehicle fire, with this one occurring just before 5am this morning [March 20] in Pembroke.A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 4:53am on March 20 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch revived a report of a vehicle on fire at Parsons Road and St Augustines Hill, Pembroke “BFRS... Read more of this article

Police Investigating Attempted Truck Fire

Police Investigating Attempted Truck Fire

Police are investigating an incident in which someone “tried to set fire to a truck” parked in Pembroke early this morning [March 16], with the fire put out by a member of the public. A police spokesperson said, “Around 7:22 this morning, Tuesday 16th March 2021, police received a report that someone had tried to set fire to a truck... Read more of this article

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Sandys

Photos: Firefighters Extinguish Fire In Sandys

Firefighters extinguished a brush fire in Sandys today [March 11] after receiving a “report of a controlled burn which got out of control.” A spokesperson said, “On March 11th 2021 at 2:34pm, a report of a controlled burn which got out of control was received by Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service dispatch on West Side Road, Sandys. “One... Read more of this article

BPS: “Incident Is Being Considered Suspicious”

BPS: “Incident Is Being Considered Suspicious”

Following the fire this morning [March 11] that destroyed a car and five motorcycles parked outside a Pembroke residence, the police said the “incident is being considered suspicious” and said that anyone with information is encouraged to contact them. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service responded with the Bermuda... Read more of this article

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire At Rambling Lane

BFRS Extinguish Vehicle Fire At Rambling Lane

The Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service [BFRS] extinguished a fire — with “one car and five cycles fully involved in flame” — in the Rambling Lane, Pembroke area early this morning [March 11]. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At 4:30am on March 11, 2021, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Dispatch received a report of a vehicle on... Read more of this article

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Hit & Run

Suspect Arrested In Connection With Hit & Run

[Updated] Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect involved in a hit and run road traffic collision which occurred in Pembroke Parish yesterday [March 7]. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect involved in a hit and run road traffic collision... Read more of this article

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