Via RBPF Police in Abaco are investigating a traffic accident that has left a 31-year man dead on Friday 6th October 2017. Reports are that around 5:00pm, a man was driving his Buick Regal vehicle on S.C. Bootle Highway near Treasure Cay, when he lost control of his vehicle and …
The Bahamas Striping Group of Companies (BSGC) is ensuring that the traffic fatality victim count in 2016 will begin to decrease.
An early item on the Council’s agenda was a request by Road Traffic Authority in Nassau for a public town meeting soon concerning the Hope Town traffic issue. Council members were concerned that this is not a good time for the Nassau group to come for several reasons: this is not the busy tourist season so few visitors and residents are presently here, traffic is very light so a walk-about through town will not give the impression of the congestion issues and, lastly, with minimal traffic, parking is ample which does not convey the parking issues.
On Jan. 4, police officers from the Abaco district conducted a road check along the S.C. Bootle Highway. Nicknamed “Operation Clean Up,” the road check took place between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. as a joint effort among officers of the Road Traffic Division, Central Detective Unit and Marsh Harbour Police Station.
On Dec. 6, police officers of the Road Traffic Division and Central Detective Unit (CDU) met for a press conference to bring an update on Abaco’s most recent traffic fatalities. Inspector Mario Murphy began with the traffic accident on Nov.17 at 11:50 p.m., which claimed the lives of three young people near Fire Road in North Abaco. Police arrested 18-year-old James Alexander Williams, the driver of a gray Cadillac. He was arraigned before Magistrate Ancella Williams on Dec.3 on several charges.