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Reported Single Vehicle Motorcycle Crash at North Round-A-Bout [Updated]

Sun, 2019-05-12

Around 4:20pm Sunday, May 12th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash at the north round-a-bout near Trimingham Road in Paget.

Details are limited at this time.

However, early information suggests that the rider involved, believed to be a 52 year old Smith’s parish man, was traveling out of the City of Hamilton when he made contact with the north round-a-bout and then struck a wall – sustaining suspected head injuries.

Female Motorcyclist Injured in Collision With Police Vehicle [Updated]

Sat, 2019-05-11

Around 12:20am Sunday, May 12th a collision occurred involving a police vehicle and a motorcyclist on King Street near the junction with Reid Street, in the City of Hamilton.

Early information indicates that the collision occurred as the police vehicle pursued one motorcyclist along King Street, but struck a second motorcyclist that was traveling along Reid Street.

The first motorcyclist made good their escape.

Second Group Meeting Held With Management of Liquor Licenced Premises

Fri, 2019-05-10

The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) recently held a meeting 2pm Monday, 6th May 2019 with the management of liquor licenced premises at the Police Recreation Club in Prospect, Devonshire – with invitations sent in advance to the relevant sports clubs for their attendance and input.

Approximately 35 persons attended – including representatives from sports clubs throughout the island as well as restaurant and bar establishments.

Man Arrested After Boat Runs Aground Near Cobbler’s Cut

Fri, 2019-05-10

Around 4am today (May 10th) marine police responded to a maritime distress call regarding a boat that had run aground.

The powerboat involved was located on the rocks near Cobbler’s Cut, in waters off Spanish Point Pembroke, with two men aboard.

The men – said to be a 38 year old Pembroke man and a 43 year old man – were not hurt.

Renewed Scam Advisory: Ignore & Delete Obviously Deceptive E-mails

Thu, 2019-05-09

The Bermuda Police Service is once again advising all residents to remain vigilant regarding phone calls, e-mails and other correspondence from unknown persons that attempt to obtain personal information and other sensitive data – or even attempt to extort money.

An example of a popular e-mail scam is provided below. So far, recent scams of this type reported to police have not resulted in any financial losses. However, it is strongly recommended that senior citizens continue to be especially vigilant.

Three Hurt in Two Vehicle Collision Treated at Hospital & Discharged

Wed, 2019-05-08

Around 6:20pm Tuesday, May 7th police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on Harrington Sound Road in Hamilton parish – not Smith’s parish as originally stated.

Apparently the car and minibus involved collided near Walsingham Lane, in the vicinity of Tom Moore’s Tavern.

The driver of the car, the driver of the minibus and a passenger in the minibus – said to be a 36 year old Warwick woman, a 61 year old Hamilton parish man and a 33 year old American man respectively – were transported to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for treatment of their injuries and later discharged.

Reported Two Vehicle Collision on Harrington Sound Road [Updated]

Tue, 2019-05-07

A collision has been reported on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish in the vicinity of Tom Moore’s Tavern.

Early information indicates that a car and a van were involved, with any injuries believed to be non-life threatening at this time.

Traffic diversions are currently in effect and motorists are advised to take alternate routes if possible until further notice.

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