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Boy Injured in Motocross Cycle Crash [Updated]

Sun, 2017-06-04

Around 2:25pm Sunday, June 4th police and first responders were dispatched to a reported motocross cycle crash on West Pembroke Primary School property.

Details are limited at this time.

However initial information suggests that the rider, believed to be an 8 year old boy, was injured and taken to hospital via ambulance for treatment.

Investigation Continues: Fatal Boat Collision in Hamilton Harbour

Fri, 2017-06-02

The Bermuda Police Service can confirm that around 10:40pm Thursday 1st June 2017 a 26 year old local male resident was driving a 17 ft. centre console vessel from Front Street Ferry Terminal towards White’s Island.

The boat collided with a 9 ft. Zodiac inflatable carrying three visitors to our island who were thrown overboard.

Fatal Boat Collision in Hamilton Harbour

Fri, 2017-06-02

Around 10:50pm Thursday, June 1st marine police and first responders were dispatched to ‎a reported collision involving vessels in Hamilton harbour.

Details are limited at this time. However, it appears that three smaller boats were involved with four people injured, three men and one woman.

All four were rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance, where the woman was pronounced dead.

Counterfeit Bermuda $50 Currency Circulating

Thu, 2017-06-01

The public is advised to be vigilant regarding counterfeit Bermuda $50 notes currently in circulation.

Employees are once again advised that if counterfeit cash is detected during a transaction, the member of staff receiving the fake money should hold on to it, note the description of the individual who tendered it and contact police immediately.

Joint Press Conference: BPS & Bermuda Water Safety Council

Thu, 2017-06-01

Inspector Robert Cardwell – We are just about at the end of the first week of America’s Cup races. The associated excitement to this spectacular event we expect to increase as we approach weeks of elimination races and then finals.

The Bermuda Police Service has put in place significant policing plans not only for the America’s Cup but also Island wide to ensure peace is maintained and ensuring public safety is foremost. In order to be successful we need the full cooperation of the entire Bermuda community.

May 19th Collision Victim Airlifted Overseas for Further Treatment

Tue, 2017-05-30

At last check earlier this morning (May 30th) the 46 year old male motorcyclist believed to be from Smith’s parish injured in a collision with a truck around 11pm Friday, May 19th on Harrington Sound Road in Smith’s parish near Odyssey Drive, had been airlifted overseas for further medical treatment.

Before being transferred overseas, the injured rider had received treatment at King Edward VII Memorial Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

Fifth Road Fatality for 2017: Michael Skinner

Mon, 2017-05-29

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 41 year old Michael Skinner and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Skinner was seriously injured in a reported single vehicle motorcycle crash around 9:15pm Saturday, May 27th.

It is now understood that the motorcycle he was riding struck a sidewalk along North Shore Road Pembroke near Church Lane, in the vicinity of Grace Methodist Church.

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