Seven injured in serious traffic accident on West Bay Street

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Head of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Traffic Division, Chief Superintendent Craig Stubbs, told the media on Saturday that seven occupants of a vehicle travelling on West Bay Street on Saturday evening, which collided into a tree, were all treated for their injuries at the Princess Margaret Hospital. Eyewitness News Online understands […]

Traffic fatality recorded on JFK Drive

Traffic cop reminds drivers to be cautious and avoid distraction NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Just moments after the country’s 18th traffic fatality occurred on John F. Kennedy Drive on Thursday morning, Superintendent of police Mareno Hinds warned drivers to be cautious and avoid distraction while behind the wheel. “We always advise our drivers, particularly on this […]

Wells: BMA to conduct safety investigation of Grand Bahama shipyard incident

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – On the heels of an accident at the dry dock of the Grand Bahama shipyard which injured eight persons, Minister of Transport and Local Government, Renward Wells said a safety investigation of the incident will be launched by The Bahamas Maritime Authority (BMA). Chaos erupted at the Grand Bahama shipyard on Monday, […]

Investigation launched into GB Shipyard industrial accident

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Minister of state for Grand Bahama Senator Kwasi Thompson confirming to media on Tuesday that investigations are underway to determine exactly what caused a crane to collapse into a mega cruise liner, the Oasis of The Seas, which was docked at the Grand Bahama Shipyard on Monday afternoon. Both Thompson and Peter […]

Three charged in separate traffic death incidents

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Shauna Smith, 22, appeared before magistrate Kara Turnquest-Deveaux on Monday, in connection with the February 25th accident that left a woman dead and man in serious condition in hospital. Smith was charged with killing during the course of dangerous driving, failing to remain on the scene of an accident, driving without insurance and […]

BREAKING: 2 dead in 2 separate traffic fatalities

Police are investigating the country’s latest traffic fatalities that have left two persons dead. The first incident occurred late Sunday evening on East Bay Street. A man was confirmed dead at the scene. Police confirmed a second incident less than four hours later just after 3:00 a.m. on Baillou Hill and Wulff Roads where a female pedestrian […]

Police investigating “suspicious death” of BTC technician

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an adult male whose body was discovered on Thursday, March 21, 2019. According to police reports, shortly after 10:00 p.m. on Thursday, police officers were called to a residence on Lake Grove Road off Carmichael Road, where a male was discovered unresponsive with […]

Family of African cruise ship employee “heartbroken” there is no burial

Cousin expresses frustration with lengthy process to view body   NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The family of South African cruise ship employee, Nobuhle Ntombenhle Bhengu, are struggling to come to grips with the fact that they will not be able to have a proper burial for their loved one. Bhengu, an employee of the Mediterranean Shipping […]