Bermuda recorded a sixth road traffic fatality during the early morning hours, following a two vehicle accident in Paget.

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 38-year-old Tokia Anthony Russell, who died as a result of injuries sustained in a collision that took place around 2:50am this morning.

The accident occurred on Middle Road in Paget, between Berwyn Hill and Bostock Hill West.

A police spokesman said: “Mr Russell was pronounced dead at the scene by an on call physician.

“The Bermuda Police Service would like to express our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

“The death of Tokia Russell marks the 6th road traffic fatality for 2016.

“Police are appealing to anyone who may have information on the movements of Mr. Russell prior to the collision or anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact Police Constable Dennis Joell of the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788.

By Ceola Wilson