Bermuda recorded another road traffic fatality during the early morning hours this morning, when a 21-year-old male motorcyclist lost his life following a collision with a marked police car.

The accident occurred around 1:55am near Willowbank Resort and Conference Centre.

A spokesman said: “Details are still emerging but it appears that a female police officer was responding to a call for service and driving a marked police car west on Main Road, when it appears that a male riding a motorcycle collided with the police car.

“This resulted in the 21-year-old Sandys man being taken via ambulance to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital where he subsequently died as a result of his injuries.”

A full investigation is now underway, being led by Sergeant Dorian Astwood of the Roads Policing Unit.

No further information will be released until next of kin have been notified.

Any witnesses are urged to contact Sgt Astwood on 247-1009 or 717-0849.