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May 19th Collision Victim Airlifted Overseas for Further Treatment

Tue, 2017-05-30

At last check earlier this morning (May 30th) the 46 year old male motorcyclist believed to be from Smith’s parish injured in a collision with a truck around 11pm Friday, May 19th on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish near Odyssey Drive, had been airlifted overseas for further medical treatment.

Before being transferred overseas, the injured rider had received treatment at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Fifth Road Fatality for 2017: Michael Skinner

Mon, 2017-05-29

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 41 year old Michael Skinner and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Skinner was seriously injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash around 9:15pm Saturday, May 27th.

It is now understood that the motorcycle he was riding struck a sidewalk along North Shore Road Pembroke near Church Lane, in the vicinity of Grace Methodist Church.

Condition Updates

Mon, 2017-05-29

At last check earlier this morning (May 29th) the 33 year old male motorcyclist believed to be from Sandys parish injured in a collision with a garbage truck around 11pm Saturday, May 27th on Somerset Road in Sandys parish outside Somerset MarketPlace had been treated at the hospital and discharged.

Motorcyclist Injured: Reported Two Vehicle Sandys Parish Collision

Sun, 2017-05-28

Around 11pm Saturday, May 27th police and first responders attended a reported two vehicle collision on Somerset Road in Sandys parish.

It appears that a garbage truck and a motorcyclist collided as the truck driver attempted to turn into the Somerset MarketPlace parking area.

Fifth Road Fatality for 2017 [Updated]

Sat, 2017-05-27

Around 9:15pm Saturday, May 27th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle crash on North Shore Road in Devonshire near the junction with Bandroom Lane.

The injured rider, believed to be a 41 year old Pembroke man, was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

Man Convicted of Assaulting Police Officer

Fri, 2017-05-26

Last week Mr. Edmund Smith was convicted in Magistrates’ Court of assaulting Inspector Scott Devine outside the House of Assembly on 2nd December 2016.

The 52 year old was sentenced to one year imprisonment by Magistrate Archibald Warner for the offence.

Policing Plans for 26th & 31st May Court Appearances

Thu, 2017-05-25

The next court appearances for defendants in relation to the offences committed at the House of Assembly on 2nd December 2016, will take place 26th May and 31st May 2017.

All sessions will take place at the Dame Lois Browne Evans building.

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) is aware that appeals are being made for the public to show support for the defendants and therefore, plans are in place to cater to large numbers of people attending on the days mentioned.

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