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Upcoming Road Sobriety Checkpoints in Eight Parishes: August 1st – 4th

Sun, 2019-07-28

The Bermuda Police Service would like to advise the public that the next series of road sobriety checkpoints (as specified in the Official Gazette Notice Wednesday, July 24th) will be conducted throughout Cup Match holiday weekend, starting Thursday, August 1st.

The checkpoints will be in effect in St. George’s, Hamilton parish, Smith’s parish, Devonshire, Pembroke, Paget, Warwick and Southampton on Thursday, August 1st, Friday, August 2nd, Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th.

Maritime Search for 29 Year Old Man Reported Missing From a Boat [Updated]

Sat, 2019-07-27

Around 1:55am Saturday, July 27th police received a report that a 29 year old man was missing from a boat and believed to have fallen overboard.

It appears that the local man took part in a cruise on a private vessel with several other passengers and was last seen aboard the boat as it travelled back from Paradise Lakes to Albuoy’s Point.

Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Malabar Road [Updated]

Fri, 2019-07-26

Around 1:55am Saturday, July 27th police, Bermuda Fire & Rescue Service and ambulance personnel responded to a reported serious single vehicle crash on Malabar Road in Sandys parish involving a motorcyclist.

It appears that the rider, believed to be a 19 year old man, was traveling west on Malabar Road at the time.

He was found seriously injured, in an unresponsive state and was rushed from the scene via ambulance.

Driver Treated & Discharged After Crashing Car Into Utility Pole

Fri, 2019-07-26

It now appears that around 3:30am Friday, July 26th a reported single vehicle crash occurred on South Road in Warwick, in the vicinity of Southlands, involving a car and a utility pole.

The original statement regarding this incident indicated that the crash occurred around 3:45am.

Apparently the car involved was being driven in the eastbound lane of South Road when it struck the utility pole, near the junction with Dunscombe Road.

Car Crash on South Road in Warwick [Updated]

Thu, 2019-07-25

Around 3:45am Friday, July 26th a reported single vehicle crash occurred on South Road in Warwick, in the vicinity of Southlands, involving a car and a utility pole.

Early information suggests that the driver was not seriously injured and was the vehicle’s only occupant.

BELCO personnel are on scene to repair the downed utility pole and traffic diversions are in effect in the area until further notice.

Tractor Trailer Truck & Motorcycle Collision: No Reported Injuries [Updated]

Tue, 2019-07-23

Around 9:55am today (Tuesday, July 23rd) a collision occurred at the Paget traffic lights on South Road in Paget, near the junction with Middle Road.

Early information suggests that a motorcyclist was in front of a tractor trailer truck at the traffic lights on South Road when the collision occurred, with the motorcycle ending up under the front of the tractor trailer truck.

However, it is understood that the male rider involved somehow escaped injury.

Rider Hurt in Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash in Paget Sunday Night

Mon, 2019-07-22

Around 9:15pm Sunday, July 21st a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash occurred on South Road in Paget near the junction with Cataract Hill.

It appears that the motorcyclist involved, said to be a 38 year old Pembroke man, was traveling east on South Road in the vicinity of Paraquet Restaurant when he struck the kerb.



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