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E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Saturday, November 03,2018
Distribution: All Media

Fatal Collision on Cut Road in St. George's [Updated]

Police and first responders attended a report of a road traffic collision that took place on Cut Road in St. George's at 6:53pm tonight (Saturday).

It appears that a 48 year old man was traveling west on Cut Road on a motorcycle when it appears that he collided with a truck.

The man was taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The area has been cordoned off while the scene is being processed.

No further information will be given until the next of kin has been notified.

Update: Sunday, November 4th - The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 48 year old Mr. Arthur Wales and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Mr. Wales was seriously injured when the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a truck on Cut Road in St. George’s at 6:53pm Saturday, November 3rd.

Despite lifesaving efforts by emergency medical technicians at the scene which continued as he was rushed to hospital via ambulance, Mr. Wales was later pronounced dead.

A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist the deceased’s loved ones at this difficult time.

The driver of the truck, said to be a 62 year old St. George’s man, was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and subsequently released on police bail pending further inquiries.

The investigation regarding this fatal collision – the eleventh of the year – continues and any witnesses that have not already come forward are encouraged to contact Constable Terry Thompson of the Roads Policing Unit on 717-2393 or via his e-mail tthompson@bps.bm at the earliest opportunity.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department