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Cyclist Killed in Traffic Fatality

A 27-year-old man became the nation’s latest traffic fatality yesterday after the motorcycle he was riding collided with a jeep.

According to police reports the man, a resident of Step Street, was riding along Bernard Road when he and the 2006 Hyundai Tuscan collided in front of Success Training College, which resulted in the victim and the bike being thrown into bushes.

The cyclist received serious injuries but succumbed to his injuries after being transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).

When the Bahama Journal arrived on the scene, scores of onlookers had already gathered and the motorcycle was still in the bushes.

However, the victim had already been taken to the hospital leaving onlookers under the impression that he would survive.

Police are appealing to all road users to drive with due care and attention and to abide by all laws governing the usages of the road.

Meanwhile, police are asking the public’s assistance in locating three men responsible for two armed robberies that occurred in the nation’s capital yesterday.

According to reports, the first incident occurred around 7:15 a. m and resulted in a male being robbed of his jewelry while jogging on South Beach Drive, by three males inside a silver Nissan Pathfinder.

The second robbery occurred around 9:50 a. m outside a house through Buttonwood Avenue, Pinewood Gardens and resulted in a male and female being robbed by two persons in also a silver Nissan Pathfinder.

The male was reportedly robbed of jewelry and the female of her handbag, which contained personal belongings.

A few hours after the incidents occurred, police discovered the Pathfinder through an unpaved road in the College Gardens area.

Active investigations are underway.

Written by Jones Bahamas

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