Sadly, Bermuda recorded an eighth road traffic fatality overnight, following a serious two-vehicle accident on South Road, just west of Horseshoe Road in Southampton, involving two motorcycles.

Police say the accident occurred around 11:43pm last night.

A spokeswoman said: “Details surrounding this collision are very limited at this time.

“However, two people are reported to be injured, one them is listed in critical condition. A third person was pronounced dead at the scene by an attending physician.”

Traffic was diverted at Horseshoe Road and Harbour View Drive, while police processed the scene.

“Police are appealing to anyone who may have been in the area at the time of collision or anyone who may have witnessed the collision to call the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788,” the spokeswoman added.

“A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist the families. No further information will be released until the next of kin have been notified.”