The Bermuda Police Service has confirmed the death 39-year-old Mr Shannon-Hugh Davis and extends sincere condolences to his family and friends.

A spokesman said: “Mr Davis – understood to be a Hamilton Parish resident – was seriously injured when the motorcycle he was riding east was struck by a 38-year-old male motorcyclist travelling in the opposite direction on North Shore Road in Hamilton Parish, between Trinity Church Road and Panorama Drive, around 6:40pm Friday, March 1st.

Mr Davis was rushed to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance but sadly later pronounced dead.

A Family Liaison Officer has been assigned to assist the deceased’s family at this difficult time.

The 38-year-old rider involved, said to be a Devonshire resident, was also injured and transported to hospital via ambulance.

He was then arrested on suspicion of impaired driving and subsequently given police bail pending further inquiries.

At last check the 38-year-old was apparently recovering on a general ward.

A car being driven west along the same section of North Shore Road was also struck by the westbound rider. However, the occupants of the car were not hurt.

Traffic diversions were in effect for approximately four hours while the scene was processed.

“A full investigation regarding this fatal collision – the second of 2019 – continues and any witnesses that have not already come forward are urged to call Constable McKeon Stevens at the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1447 or 717-2260.”