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Response to Media Queries Re: Potential Protest February 3rd 2017

Mon, 2017-01-23

The below answer in blue is in response to Royal Gazette questions regarding potential protest action on February 3rd 2017.

January 22, 2017

Q: I am writing a piece about the potential for another protest on February 3. I am looking for comment from the BPS on whether it has any plans to warn potential demonstrators of the offences they could be committing if they attempt to block Parliament? If any plan is in place for this, can you share any details?

ICU Condition Updates

Mon, 2017-01-23

At last check earlier today (Monday, January 23rd) the 37 year old Paget man seriously injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish, near the junction with Broken Hill Road around 7:40pm Thursday, January 19th remained in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Inquiries regarding the circumstances of this incident continue and witnesses or motorists that were traveling through the Harrington Sound Road, Broken Hill Road Smith’s parish area around 7:40pm Thursday should contact 295-0011 with any relevant information.

Traffic Advisory: Diversions Due to Road Paving in Paget

Sat, 2017-01-21

The motoring public is advised that the Ministry of Public Works is expected to commence road paving Sunday, January 22nd along a section of South Road in Paget from south round-a-bout to Grape Bay Drive.

To facilitate the roadwork, the following traffic diversions will be in effect from 7am Sunday:

Traffic travelling east on South Road from Paget traffic lights will be diverted onto Stowe Hill, then onto The Lane.

ICU Condition Updates

Fri, 2017-01-20

At last check earlier today (Friday, January 20th) the 37 year old Paget man seriously injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish, near the junction with Broken Hill Road around 7:40pm Thursday, January 19th was listed in stable condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Inquiries regarding the circumstances of this incident continue and witnesses or motorists that were traveling through the Harrington Sound Road, Broken Hill Road Smith’s parish area around 7:40pm Thursday should contact 295-0011 with any relevant information.

Reported Serious Motorcycle Crash on Harrington Sound Road

Thu, 2017-01-19

Around 7:40pm on Thursday, January 19th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported serious single vehicle motorcycle crash on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish, near the junction with Broken Hill Road.

Details remain limited at this time.

However the rider, believed to be a 37 year old Paget man, was injured and taken to the hospital via ambulance for treatment.

First Road Fatality of 2017: Terry Simmons

Thu, 2017-01-19

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 62 year old Terry Simmons of Pembroke and extends condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Simmons was seriously injured after the motorcycle he was riding apparently struck a wall in a reported single vehicle crash on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish near the junction with Radnor Road around 12:40am Thursday, January 19th.

Fatal Collision on North Shore Road

Thu, 2017-01-19

Around 12:40am today, Thursday January 19th, police and first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle collision on North Shore Road in Hamilton parish, near the junction with Radnor Road.

Details remain limited at this time.

However the rider, believed to be a 62 year old man, was injured and taken to hospital via ambulance, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

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