News Release: Hamilton, Bermuda, July 10, 2019 – The Department of Public Transportation confirms that two buses were involved in a collision at approximately 1:15pm on July 9 at the junction of Middle Road and South Road, in Southampton. 

According to the statement released just after 9pm tonight (July 10):  “The buses, travelling in opposite directions, collided as the eastbound bus was attempting to navigate the turn onto South Road. DPT Management and the Bermuda Police service attended the scene and an investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.

“The Bus Operators were shaken, but not injured. Five passengers attended the King Edward Memorial Hospital for treatment of what is understood to be non-life-threatening injuries. Both buses were extensively damaged.

“DPT regrets that the accident occurred and that passengers were injured. Safety is paramount for DPT and an investigation is being carried out in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health regulations.”