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Fatal Devonshire Collision Investigator: Constable Stephen Paynter

Fri, 2018-06-29

The investigation regarding the fatal collision that claimed the life of 66 year old Mr. William Moniz continues and the investigating officer is now Constable Stephen Paynter.

Mr. Moniz was seriously injured when the pedal cycle he was riding collided with a male motorcyclist on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Vesey Street around 11:50pm Saturday, June 23rd and admitted to the Intensive Care Unit in critical condition, where he remained until his death on Wednesday afternoon (June 27th).

Death of Swimmer [Updated]

Thu, 2018-06-28

Marine Police responded to a report of an incident that took place in the waters off of Hawkins Island today at 11:09am. It appears that a female tourist was swimming when she fell into difficulty in the water and had to be taken out by onlookers. She was then conveyed by a police boat to Barrs Park, where she was met by the ambulance which subsequently conveyed the woman to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified.

Navell Darrell & William Moniz 5th & 6th Road Fatalities of 2018 [Updated]

Thu, 2018-06-28

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the deaths of 59 year old Mr. Navell Darrell as well as 66 year old Mr. William Moniz – the fifth and sixth road fatalities of 2018 – and extends sincere condolences to their respective families and friends.

Mr. Darrell was seriously injured when the motorcycle he was riding collided with a car driven in the opposite direction along St. John’s Road in Pembroke near the junction with Berkeley Road around 10:35am Wednesday, June 27th. He was rushed to hospital via ambulance but pronounced dead later that morning.

Driver Treated & Discharged After Car Overturns in Sandys Parish

Thu, 2018-06-28

Around 4:20pm Wednesday, June 27th police and fellow first responders attended a reported single vehicle car crash on Middle Road in Sandys parish near the junction with Store Lane.

It appears that a 75 year old Sandys parish woman was driving a car along the westbound lane of Middle Road, in the vicinity of Hog Bay Park, when the vehicle struck a hedge on the opposite side of the road and overturned, ending up on its side.

Reported Single Vehicle Car Crash in Sandys Parish [Updated]

Wed, 2018-06-27

Police responded to a report of a single vehicle collision that took place at 4:21pm.

It appears that a 75 year old female was driving her car on Middle Road in Sandys (Hog Bay Level) when she lost control of her car, resulting in the car hitting a curb and turning over.

The woman was taken to the hospital where her condition is not believed to be life threatening.

Death of 66 Year Old Man in Pedal Cycle Collision Last Saturday Night

Wed, 2018-06-27

The Bermuda Police Service can confirm the death of the 66 year old Devonshire man who was seriously injured when the pedal cycle he was riding collided with a motorcyclist around 11:50pm Saturday, June 23rd on Middle Road in Devonshire near the junction with Vesey Street. Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are still asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011. No further information on this incident will be given until notification of family.

Sudden Death of Mr. Ronald Lightbourne

Wed, 2018-06-27

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 71 year old Ronald Lightbourne and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Lightbourne was found in an unresponsive state in the swimming pool of a Forest Hill Drive, Warwick home by his caregiver around 11am Tuesday, June 26th.

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