Accident/Emergency

UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road
UPDATED: Hit and run driver left victim to die in road

September 24, 2018

TRAFFIC police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a hit-and-run traffic fatality that occurred on the Tonique Williams-Darling highway...

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Marine in fatal crash with two pedestrians
Marine in fatal crash with two pedestrians

September 17, 2018

TWO pedestrians were killed early yesterday morning after a collision with a car driven by an off-duty marine...

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Inspector Blatch Shot By A Lone Gunman
Inspector Blatch Shot By A Lone Gunman

September 12, 2018

Inspector Carlos Blatch, a police officer at Government House is dead after he was shot earlier on Wednesday near H O Nash Junior High School on Dolphin Drive in front of his young daughter.

Assistant Commissioner Clayton Fernander said the officer was shot during a robbery.

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PM Minnis viewed the State of Rum Cay All Age-School, Damaged by Fire

September 04, 2018

At Rum Cay All-Age School today, September 3, 2018 for a full assessment on the recent fire at the school on Saturday, September 1, 2018, Prime Minister Dr. The Hon. Hubert Minnis...

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Teenagers die in power line tragedy
Teenagers die in power line tragedy

September 03, 2018

ONE day before the start of the new school year, two high school students were tragically killed in an early morning accident in Grand Bahama when they were fatally electrocuted moments after surviving a car crash...

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Dominican dies in Bimini crane fire
Dominican dies in Bimini crane fire

August 30, 2018

A Dominican crane operator was killed in north Bimini yesterday after a 40ft beam he was attempting to move snapped his machine's cable and crashed on to the crane's cabin, fatally pinning him inside as the crane was engulfed in flames...

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NEMA hands out cash to Ragged families
NEMA hands out cash to Ragged families

August 28, 2018

WEEKS ahead of the one year anniversary of Hurricane Irma, which devastated Ragged Island, the National Emergency Management Agency issued more than $70,000 in financial assistance to affected residents.

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Taranique still trapped in limbo
Taranique still trapped in limbo

August 28, 2018

SICK, stateless teen Taranique Thurston is still in limbo as her family struggles to secure funding to treat her life-threatening brain cyst...

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Punish hit and run drivers more
Punish hit and run drivers more

August 27, 2018

ACTIVIST Troy Garvey has launched an online petition calling for an amendment to the Road Traffic Act following the death of his son in a traffic accident last month in Grand Bahama.Mr Garvey is seeking the inclusion of the words "vehicular homicide"

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Two rescued from disabled vessel
Two rescued from disabled vessel

August 27, 2018

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescued two boaters last Thursday after their vessel broke down.Jerome Burrows, 37, and Sasha McPhee, 37, left Riverwatch Marina in Stuart, Florida around 9.30am on Wednesday heading for Abaco. A relative called the US...

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Case of pit bull dogs death at a standstill

August 21, 2018

THE case involving the death of Whitehead, a pregnant pit bull that died as a result of an illegal caesarian performed by an unlicenced "street vet" in Freeport earlier this year, is at a standstill due to the absence of a complaint and lack of sufficient...

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Man and child rescued after falling into sea from jet ski
Man and child rescued after falling into sea from jet ski

August 20, 2018

A MAN and a young child are counting their blessings after they were rescued from waters near Potter's Cay on Thursday afternoon by Royal Bahamas Defence Force military divers and marines attached to the RBDF's Harbour Patrol Unit.Shortly after 4pm...

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Crash hacker pilot's licence had expired
Crash hacker pilot's licence had expired

August 16, 2018

AN unqualified pilot carrying four passengers in a plane that was not airworthy crashed off the Berry Islands in January, days before a fatal plane crash off South Andros that killed six people, according to a new report from the Air Accident Investigation Department.

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North Andros plant hit by blaze

August 10, 2018

PORTIONS of North Andros were without electricity for some time yesterday after a fire at Bahamas Power and Light's plant on the island. In a press release, BPL said the company was working to restore power after a fire started around 3.45am yesterday...

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Two pedestrians killed in traffic accidents
Two pedestrians killed in traffic accidents

August 08, 2018

TWO pedestrians are dead after they were killed in separate traffic accidents, including a hit-and-run.According to police shortly after 9pm on Monday a man walking on Carmichael Road around Boatswain Hill was struck by a vehicle and seriously injured...

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Police hunt for missing girl, 14
Police hunt for missing girl, 14

August 07, 2018

POLICE are looking for 14-year-old Patrianna McKenzie who has been reported missing. The girl's last known address was in Gamble Heights in New Providence. Patrianna is 5'4", has a medium brown complexion and a slim build. Anyone with information on...

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'Please - answer my girl's prayers': Mum still waits for govt to help sick daughter
'Please - answer my girl's prayers': Mum still waits for govt to help sick daughter

August 03, 2018

A STATELESS teen suffering from a life-threatening brain cyst who needs to travel to the United States for treatment remained hopeful yesterday that officials will move swiftly to regularise her status...

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Safety belts and texting warning after traffic deaths
Safety belts and texting warning after traffic deaths

August 02, 2018

HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands said the recent trend in traffic fatalities has raised public health concerns regarding how drivers practice road safety.His comments came hours after a motorcyclist in New Providence died in a traffic accident on Tuesday...

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PILOT TO BLAME: Not qualified in crash plane, nervous when flying in clouds, 129 illegal flights in 11 weeks
PILOT TO BLAME: Not qualified in crash plane, nervous when flying in clouds, 129 illegal flights in 11 weeks

August 01, 2018

THE six people who died in January when the pilot of their plane lost control of the aircraft had zero chance of survival, according to the Air Accident Investigation Departmentís report of the crash...

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Hit and run horror suspect arrested
Hit and run horror suspect arrested

July 31, 2018

A MAN is in custody assisting police with their investigation into a harrowing hit and run incident that resulted in a manís death on Robinson Road nearly two weeks ago, according to Chief Superintendent of Police Ken Strachan...

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