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RBPF Nassau: Police investigates traffic fatalities - Shooting and Traffic fatality victims identified
By Supt. Shanta Knowles, RBPF
Jul 30, 2018 - 10:15:46 PM

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POLICE INVESTIGATES TRAFFIC FATALITIES

Nassau, Bahamas - Police in New Providence are investigating two traffic accidents which has left two adult males dead Monday, 30th July, 2018.

IN the first incident, according to reports, shortly before 3:00am, a male was walking on Carmichael Road in near to Gladstone Road when he was struck by a vehicle, which left the scene. He was transported to hospital in serious condition and later pronounced dead. 

Police are appealing to members of the public, especially persons who were in the area of Carmichael and Gladstone Roads around the time of this incident, and may have information that can lead to identifying the vehicle and its driver, to call the Traffic Police Station at 397-8050/1 , Crime Stoppers at 328-TIPS (328-8477) OR 919-919

IN the second incident, according to reports, shortly before 3:00am, a male was leaving a business establishment on Carmichael Road in the vicinity of Popeye’s Restaurant, when he walked into the path of an approaching vehicle and was struck. He was transported to hospital in serious condition and was later pronounced dead. The diver remained on scene and is assisting with this investigation. 

Investigations are being continued by officers from the RBPF Traffic Department.

SHOOTING VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Police have officially identified the male who was shot and killed on Friday, 27th July, 2018 at Carmichael Road as Kareem Hepburn age 33 of North Eleuthera. Hepburn was in a vehicle with two other men when they were approached by an armed male who opened fire on them, injuring two of them before making good his escape.

TRAFFIC FATALITY VICTIM IDENTIFIED

Police have officially identified the male who was killed as a result of a traffic accident which occurred on Western Road on Sunday, 29th July, 2018 as Jeffrey Luna Layosa age 35 years of Bueno Retiro Road formally of the Republic of the Philippines. 

SAFETY DRIVING TIPS – Obey all traffic laws
  • Don’t drink, text or utilize anything that will distract you while driving.
  • Obey the speed limits and traffic signal lights
  • Be alert and ready to stop. Look out for people walking on the street, especially where there are no sidewalks
  • Be extra cautious around pedestrian crossing, slow down and watch out for children on the streets.
  • Do not overtake, stay in your lane.
  • Remember to slow down and drive for both you and others.

POLICE ARE APPEALING TO ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING ANY CRIME, NO MATTER HOW SMALL OR INSIGNIFICANT (THE TIP) MAY SEEM, TO ANONYMOUSLY CALL POLICE AT 919 OR CRIME STOPPERS AT 328-TIPS (8477) (NEW PROVIDENCE) OR 1-242-300-8477
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