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Media Relations Dept.
Police Headquarters
P.O. Box HM 530
Tel: (441) 299-4249/4291/4321
Fax: (441) 299-4322
E-mail: Police Media Relations

Date:Monday, September 13,2021
Distribution: All Media

Confirmation of Death: 41-Yr-Old Orlando Burch

The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 41-year-old Orlando Burch of Warwick Parish, Bermuda’s 9th road fatality of the year.
Mr. Burch passed away following a serious road traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a public bus, on Somerset Road near Scaur Lane, Sandys around 4:25pm on Thursday. 9th September, 2021.
The Bermuda Police Service extends sincere condolences to the family and friends of  Mr. Burch.
Preliminary investigations have revealed that Mr. Burch was traveling in an easterly direction on his motorcycle, when he collided with a bus travelling in the opposite direction. 
The investigation regarding the circumstances of this road fatality continues.
The Bermuda Police Service continues to appeal for witnesses to, or prior to, this collision to contact Constable Ward of the Roads Policing Unit on 247-1788 or alternatively 211.

All incidents are under investigation. Police are appealing to members of the public who have witnessed these incidents or may have information pertaining to them to contact their respective Police Station, Police Headquarters at 295-0011 or the confidential Crimestoppers Hotline on 1 (800) 623-8477.

Public & Media Relations Department