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Traffic Diversion: Stowe Hill, Paget Area

Wed, 2014-10-22

Motorists are advised to avoid the Harbour Road, Stowe Hill Paget area until further notice as work is ongoing to clear trees and other debris from that location. It is recommended that traffic traveling into the City of Hamilton along Harbour Road divert on to Middle Road via Manse Road or Chapel Road, while traffic traveling out of the City of Hamilton should use Trimingham Road. An update will be provided as soon as normal traffic flow can resume in the Stowe Hill area.

Three Vehicle Collision in Pembroke

Wed, 2014-10-22

Around 8:15am on Tuesday, October 21st first responders were dispatched to a reported three vehicle collision on North Shore Road in Pembroke near the junction with Blackwatch Pass involving a motorcycle, a car and a van.

The motorcyclist, a 29 year old Pembroke woman and her pillion passenger, a 7 year old girl, were taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Traffic Diversion: Dock Hill, Devonshire Area

Wed, 2014-10-22

Motorists are advised to avoid the North Shore Road, Dock Hill Devonshire area until further notice as BELCO personnel work to repair downed electrical wires. An update will be provided as soon as normal traffic flow can resume along that section of road.

Car Collides With Regiment Soldier in Hamilton Parish

Tue, 2014-10-21

Around 11:15am on Monday, October 20th first responders attended a reported collision on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton parish, near the junction with Quarry Road.

It appears that a male Bermuda Regiment soldier was directing motorists in the area, as traffic flow had been reduced to one lane while the other lane was being cleared of debris, when a car collided with him.

Ongoing Witness Appeal: Saturday’s Fatal Collision

Mon, 2014-10-20

The Bermuda Police Service extends condolences to the family and friends of 49 year old Winston Jones of Devonshire.

Witnesses are still being sought regarding the fatal two motorcycle collision that occurred around 12:30pm Saturday October 18th at the junction of Court Street and Reid Street in the City of Hamilton, claiming the life of motorcyclist Mr. Jones.

Death of Retired Reserve Police Commandant Eugene Vickers MBE CPM

Mon, 2014-10-20

The Commissioner of Police Mr. Michael DeSilva expressed sadness today upon learning of the passing of Mr. Eugene Vickers, retired Commandant of the Bermuda Reserve Police (BRP). Mr. Vickers died on Saturday afternoon in hospital overseas. His career began with the Reserve Constabulary, as it was known then, in 1964. He helped to lead the organisation through a series of modernisation changes in the late 1990s including a change in name, a change in uniform to match their full-time colleagues and a change in training to facilitate wider deployment of Reserve Officers across a fuller spectrum of general police duties.

Eleventh Road Fatality for 2014: Winston Jones

Sat, 2014-10-18

Police can now confirm the death of 49 year old Winston Jones who died after the motorcycle he was riding collided with another motorcycle on Court Street in the City of Hamilton near the junction with Reid Street around 12:30pm on Saturday October 18th.

His passing marks the 11th road fatality for 2014. A family liaison officer has been assigned to assist Mr. Jones' family at this difficult time.



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