Accident/Emergency

UPDATED: Two-year-old girl killed in car crash
UPDATED: Two-year-old girl killed in car crash

June 26, 2017

A two-year-old girl is dead after she was thrown in a traffic accident from the car her mother was driving Saturday afternoon.

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Chinese man drowns
Chinese man drowns

June 07, 2017

A male Chinese national was reported to have lost consciousness while swimming at Goodman's Bay beach, east of SuperClubs Breezes, after 7 p.m. yesterday, police said...

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Body Found Off Arawak Cay Believed To Be Missing Girl
Body Found Off Arawak Cay Believed To Be Missing Girl

June 03, 2017

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery a young girl found dead in waters at
Arawak Cay on Saturday 3rd June 2017.

Reports are that shortly after 1:00pm, the body of a young girl was found floating in the water at the Eastern
End of Arawak Cay. The body was retrieved from the water and taken to shore where she was pronounced
dead.

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Body found off Arawak Cay believed to be missing girl

June 03, 2017

POLICE are investigating after a young girl was found dead in waters at Arawak Cay on Saturday..

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Visitor in hospital after shark attack

June 02, 2017

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shark attack that left an American visitor detained in hospital on Friday...

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Coast Guard finds debris in Bahamas in search for missing plane carrying NYC CEO, 3 others

May 17, 2017

The U.S. Coast Guard said it has found debris in the search for a small overdue plane with four people from the U.S. on board, including a prominent New York businesswoman and her two children...

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BREAKING NEWS: Fire at Potter's Cay Dock
BREAKING NEWS: Fire at Potter's Cay Dock

May 10, 2017

According to reports from The Tribune a container was on fire on Wednesday morning at Potter's Cay Dock resulting in billowing black smoke that obscured the view of drivers on the Sir Sidney Poitier Bridge heading to Paradise Island.

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Fire extinguished at Potters Cay Dock
Fire extinguished at Potters Cay Dock

May 10, 2017

Firefighters have extinguished a blaze at Potter's Cay Dock after a container went on fire on Wednesday morning sending plumes of black smoke up and over the Paradise Island Bridge...

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Texas man dies while snorkelling off New Providence
Texas man dies while snorkelling off New Providence

March 31, 2017

A MAN visiting from Texas has drowned while snorkelling off western New Providence, police have reported on Friday...

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Temporary Closure of Flaming Gardens Clinic

March 16, 2017

The Ministry of Health, Department of Public Health, would like to inform the residents of the Flamingo Gardens Clinic District, that due to the increase in smoke fumes which has now infiltrated the clinic...

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Mid-flight slumber cut short by exploding headphones

March 15, 2017

Australian authorities have warned about the dangers of using battery-powered devices on flights after a woman's headphones caught fire...

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Tornado strikes LPIA and causes damage
Tornado strikes LPIA and causes damage

March 14, 2017

"BREAKING: A Bahamasair ATR 70-seater valued at around $20 million (part of the new fleet) was damaged when a tornado touched down at LPIA overnight. Reportedly, the plane is insured...

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15-year-old boy dies after being thrown from pick-up truck

March 10, 2017

A TRAFFIC accident in Long Island yesterday claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy who was understood to have been travelling to Clarence Town in the rear of a truck carrying equipment for the island's inter-school track meet...

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Residents still displaced by fire
Residents still displaced by fire

March 09, 2017

ENVIRONMENT Minister Kenred Dorsett yesterday said there is no definite date set for when Jubilee Gardens residents will be able return to their homes, as he revealed details of the government's "comprehensive" plan to tackle the chronic issues at the New Providence Landfill...

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SMOKED OUT: Residents facing a week out of Jubilee Gardens homes
SMOKED OUT: Residents facing a week out of Jubilee Gardens homes

March 07, 2017

RESIDENTS in Jubilee Gardens will have to wait at least five to seven days before the evacuation order is lifted and they are "safely" allowed to return their homes, Minister of Environment Kenred Dorsett said yesterday...

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Anger at failure to prevent landfill blazes
Anger at failure to prevent landfill blazes

March 06, 2017

ANGRY home owners in Jubilee Gardens yesterday expressed disgust and concern that neither the Progressive Liberal Party nor the Free National Movement have done enough to prevent the frequent fires at the New Providence Landfill that have caused some of them to develop respiratory issues...

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Evacuation order still in place as dump fire grows
Evacuation order still in place as dump fire grows

March 06, 2017

FIRE Chief Assistant Superintendent Walter Evans said on Monday morning that while the colour of the smoke has changed, indicating less toxic fumes in the air, the fire at the New Providence Landfill has grown overnight and firefighters are still working to contain the blaze...

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Fleeing the fire
Fleeing the fire

March 06, 2017

RESIDENTS in Jubilee Gardens were forced to evacuate their homes yesterday after a massive fire at the New Providence landfill blanketed the community in thick, black hazardous smoke...

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VIDEO: Jubilee Gardens evacuated as smoke from dump fire chokes residents
VIDEO: Jubilee Gardens evacuated as smoke from dump fire chokes residents

March 06, 2017

JUBILEE Gardens residents have been evacuated after a "massive" blaze broke out on Sunday at the city dump sending plumes of choking smoke billowing over parts of New Providence. Emergency services were tackling the fire from early afternoon and the Flamingo Gardens clinic will stay open until 9pm to help residents suffering from smoke inhalation as the Princess Margaret Hospital Accident and Emergency Department was said to be "overflowing"...

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Man dies of injuries sustained in fatal crash

February 23, 2017

A man has died of injuries sustained in a traffic accident earlier this month that also claimed the life of an Andros woman...

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