Update (27 September):
Police can now confirm the identity of the victim in the fatal collision on Friday, 24 September in West Bay (see below). He is 33-year-old Jessus Burowise Ebanks, of West Bay.
The RCIPS expresses condolences to the family of the deceased.
Initial Release (24 September):
Just before 6PM today, Friday 24 September, police and other emergency services were dispatched by 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a motor vehicle collision that took place on Reverend Blackman Road in West Bay, involving a minivan and a motorcycle.
The motorcyclist was immediately transported to the hospital by ambulance, but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by the attending doctor. No other injuries were reported as a result of this collision.
Reverend Blackman Road between Town Hall Road and Birch Tree Hill Road, which closed while investigators were on scene, is now open to the public.
The incident is being investigated by the police. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254 during regular business hours or the George Town Police Station at 949-4222 otherwise. Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website.