The Bermuda Police Service (BPS) tonight confirmed the death 69-year-old Mr Howard Charles, who was seriously injured in an incident “involving the carriage he was driving, pulled by two horses”.

A police spokesman said: “Mr Charles was seriously injured in an incident that occurred around 3:20pm today (March 6th) on Brighton Hill Road in Devonshire”.

He was to hospital via ambulance but sadly, later pronounced dead.

Traffic diversions in the Brighton Hill Road and Middle Road area of Devonshire were put into effect and the investigation continues regarding the circumstances of this incident.

Witnesses or persons with any relevant information are urged to contact the main police telephone number 295-0011.