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Police name 22-year-old woman who died in a road crash in Southampton

Police named the victim of a road crash on Thursday as 22-year-old Troni Aisha Robinson-Burgess.

Bermuda Police Service (File photo)

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the accident, which also seriously injured a 21-year-old woman who is being treated in ICU.

Police said that at about 11.43pm on Thursday, July 28, officers and other emergency personnel attended the scene of a serious road traffic collision on South Road, Southampton, just west of Horseshoe Road, involving two motorcycles.

A police spokeswoman said: “It appears that Miss Robinson-Burgess, along with her 21-year-old female pillion passenger, were travelling in a westerly direction and a 27-year-old man was travelling in the opposite direction, when their motorcycles were in involved in a collision.

“The 27-year-old man has been arrested for suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Sadly, Miss Robinson-Burgess was pronounced dead at the scene by an attending physician.

“At last check, the 21-year-old woman remained in ICU, being treated for what has been described as serious injuries. The 27-year-old man has also been admitted into hospital for treatment of his injuries. The extent of his injuries is not known at this time.

“We want to extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Miss Robinson-Burgess.”

Any witness are being asked to contact Pc Bianca Glasford, from the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788 or e-mail bglasford@bps.bm

March 11: An infant dies after the car in which he was a passenger ploughed through safety barriers and into the ocean at Shark Hole in Hamilton Parish.

March 25: Hannah Jimenez-Flood, 42, dies in a single-vehicle crash on Beacon Hill in Sandys.

March 26: Wayne Augustus, 51, is killed in a crash near Church Bay in Southampton in the early hours.

April 12: Jason Lee, 29, dies in a two-vehicle crash on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish

April 24: Freddy Hall, 37, dies in a car crash in St George’s. Mr Hall was able to continue driving after the incident, but paramedics were called to the scene shortly after he arrived home. He succumbed to his injuries.

May 22: Robert Hudson, 52, is killed in a single-vehicle crash on Cut Road in St George after hitting a wall and a parked car.

July 20: Jahmel Blakeney, 40, is killed after a crash involving three vehicles on Middle Road in Devonshire.

July 28: 22-year-old Troni Aisha Robinson-Burgess died after two bikes collided on South Road, just west of Horseshoe Road, Southampton.