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Temporary Traffic Restrictions: Elite Triathletes Familiarisation Ride

Thu, 2018-04-26

The motoring public is advised that temporary traffic restrictions will be in effect from 10am Friday, 27th April for an elite athletes’ familiarisation ride of the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda cycling racecourse, which is mainly within the City of Hamilton.

Police officers will assist with traffic management to facilitate this familiarisation. View the elite racecourse here: https://bermuda.triathlon.org/elite/elite/.

Rider Recovering on General Ward After Tractor Trailer Collision

Wed, 2018-04-25

At last check this morning (April 25th) the female auxiliary (50cc) cycle rider injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer truck on Harrington Sound Road in the area of Sommersall Road, Smith's parish around 2pm Tuesday, April 24th – believed to be an 18 year old Hamilton parish woman – was recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses are asked to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.

Reported Serious Collision in Smith's Parish [Updated]

Tue, 2018-04-24

Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Harrington Sound Road in the area of Sommersall Road in Smith's at 1:57pm today (Tuesday).

It appears that a female on an auxiliary cycle was traveling west on Harrington Sound Road when she collided with a SAL tractor-trailer traveling in the opposite direction.

The female was taken via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where she is being treated for serious injuries.

Saturday Traffic Advisory: MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda

Tue, 2018-04-24

To facilitate the cycling and running segments of the 2018 MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda, the following traffic diversions and road closures in the central parishes (some outside the City of Hamilton) will be in effect from 4am Saturday, 28th April until the conclusion of the day’s events.

The Corporation of Hamilton traffic notice can be found here. A full complement of officers from the Roads Policing Unit will be on duty to assist with traffic management outside the city. However, motorists should anticipate delays and are advised to leave home earlier than usual.

Sudden Death of 62 Year Old U.K. Visitor Trevor Stuart Darks

Sun, 2018-04-22

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 62 year old visiting U.K. national Trevor Stuart Darks and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Darks was found in an unresponsive state on a grassy area near Church Bay parking lot in Southampton around 8:30am Saturday, 21st April and later pronounced dead at the scene by an on call doctor.

Sudden Death of 62 Year Old U.K. Man [Updated]

Sat, 2018-04-21

Police responded to a report of an incident that took place on South Road in Southampton.

Upon police arrival it was ascertained that a 62 year old English National was found in a non-responsive state in the grassy area of Church Bay parking lot at 8:30am.

Update: Marsh Lane, Devonshire Incident

Fri, 2018-04-20

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm that the item recovered last night following a brief police pursuit in the Marsh Lane, Devonshire area was actually an imitation firearm.

Officers immediately conducted an extensive search of the surrounding area for the male suspect. However he was not located – but the motorcycle involved has been impounded.

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