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December 3, 2017

Police in Grand Bahama and Abaco are investigating two traffic accidents that has left three persons dead on Saturday 2nd 2017.

In the first incident, shortly before 9am, police in Grand Bahama were called to a traffic accident that occurred on Frobisher Drive and Hearne Lane, involving a white 2006 Ford F-150 truck and a 68year old female pedestrian. The female pedestrian was transported to the Rand Memorial Hospital by EMS personnel where she later succumbed to injuries.

In the second incident on Saturday 2nd December 2017 shortly before 12:00am, police In Abaco were called to a traffic accident on Forest Drive, Murphy Town, Abaco, involving a black Nissan Silvia vehicle with three male passengers and a white 2003 Suzuki Van with a lone male driver. Both vehicles received extensive damages. The driver of the Suzuki Van and one of the passengers in the Nissan Silvia succumbed to injuries and the other two passengers in the Nissan Silvia were airlifted to New Providence for further medical attention.

Police in Abaco are also investigating a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday 2nd December 2017.

Reports are that shortly before 11am, officers while on mobile patrol in the area of Don McKay Blvd were alerted to gunshots being heard in the area, upon making further inquiries, officers discovered that a male was shot to the leg. A 19 year old male of Coopers Town, Abaco was later arrested and is assisting police with their investigation into this matter.

POLICE in New Providence are investigating a traffic accident that has left an adult male dead on Sunday 3rd December, 2017.

According to reports, shortly after 1:00am, police received a report of fatal accident at Eastern Road and Johnson Road. When Officers arrived on the scene they met an unresponsive male inside a Nissan Tida vehicle, registration #AJ 8963.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary reports indicate, that the victim was driving on Eastern Road when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a lamp pole. Officers from the RBPF Traffic Department are investigating.

FIREARMS LICENSING OFFICE NEW OPERATING HOURS The Royal Bahamas Police Force Firearms Licensing Office on Thompson Boulevard will be open to customers from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am -4pm and on Saturdays from 10:00am-2:00pm until further notice. The office will be closed on Sundays and Holidays. Customers who have not already done so, are asked to visit the office on Thompson Boulevard to renew their license.

All Firearms Licenses expires as of 31st December, 2017. After this date, a late fee will be charged at the time of renewaL.

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