LATEST NEWS, inside the BPS

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.

Seriously Injured Male Pedal Cyclist Remains in Critical Condition [Updated]

Wed, 2018-06-27

At last check this morning (June 27th) the 66 year old Devonshire man 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 remained in critical condition in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Inquiries continue and any witnesses that have not already come forward are still asked to call the main police telephone number 295-0011.

Motorcyclist Serioulsy Injured in St. John's Road, Pembroke Collision [Updated]

Wed, 2018-06-27

Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place around 10:35am today (Wednesday) on St. John's Road in Pembroke.

It appears that a male on a motorcycle was traveling west on St John’s Road when he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a car traveling in the opposite direction.

Three Hurt in Southampton Collision Treated & Discharged

Tue, 2018-06-26

Around 6:45am today (June 26th) police and fellow first responders attended a reported collision involving a motorcyclist and a pedal cycle rider on South Road in Southampton, near the junction with Turtle Bay Lane.

It appears that the female motorcyclist with a male pillion passenger and the male pedal cycle rider were traveling in the westbound lane of South Road when the collision occurred.

Sudden Death in Warwick

Tue, 2018-06-26

Around 11am today (June 26th) police and fellow first responders were dispatched to a reported medical emergency at a Forest Hills Drive, Warwick residence.

It appears that a caregiver discovered a male resident in the home’s swimming pool in an unresponsive state.

CPR was commenced and continued as he was rushed to the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, but the man was later pronounced dead.

Male Rental Scooter Rider Critical in ICU After St. George’s Crash

Mon, 2018-06-25

Around 10:50pm Sunday, June 24th police and fellow first responders attended a reported single vehicle rental scooter crash on Wellington Slip Road in St. George’s.

It appears that the rental scooter rider – believed to be a 44 year old St. George’s man – struck a low wall before continuing on to an area of grass near the roadside where he struck a metal post.

Pedal Cyclist Seriously Injured in Collision With Motorcyclist [Updated]

Sun, 2018-06-24

Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Middle Road in Devonshire and Vesey Street at 11:48pm on Saturday night.

Details are still emerging but it appears that a man on a pedal cycle was exiting Vesey Street when he rode into the path of a man on a motorcycle traveling west on Middle Road.



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