Sadly, the Bermuda Police Service (BPS) has confirmed that the man found lying unresponsive in the street this morning, after a suspected hit-and-run accident, died as a result of his injuries.

First responders found the victim, lying unconscious on the road just west of the junction at Trinity Church Road and North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish around 3.15am.

He was rushed to the hospital’s Emergency Department via ambulance with head and facial injuries as well as breathing difficulties.

Sadly, he later succumbed to his injuries.

“This matter is now being investigated as a suspected hit-and-run fatal road traffic collision and marks the island’s fifth road traffic fatality for this year,” a police spokesman said.

“Residents who may have heard or seen any suspicious activity in the area either before or shortly after the time of the collision, no matter how insignificant you think it may be, are urged to please contact the investigating officer, Police Constable Deforest Evans, on 717-0860 or via e-mail [at] devans@bps.bm.

“You may also call the main police number 295-0011 or, the independent and confidential Crime Stoppers number, 800-8477.

“If you’re more comfortable doing so, please share the information with a police officer you know.

“We are also appealing for anyone who resides in the area and has security cameras installed to please check your devices for any activity between the hours of 2am and 3.15am today and report anything unusual or suspicious by contacting Constable Evans or using any of the other means provided above.”