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UPDATE: Two teenagers in Hanna scooter accident Kalik & Trevon doing well!

- Both teenagers overseas with Kalik Aaron in Miami and Trevon Thomas in St. Thomas USVI.
The scene following an accident in the Hannah's Bay area today, August 5, 2012 around 3:00pm. Photo: Carmelita Jamieson/VINO
The badly mangled remains of the motorcycle after it crashed this afternoon. Photo; Carmelita Jamieson/VINO
The badly mangled remains of the motorcycle after it crashed this afternoon. Photo; Carmelita Jamieson/VINO
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – After firstly and accurately reporting that Kalik Aaron, one of two victims in a scooter accident at the Hannah's Estate area was flown within a few days to a Miami Hospital, word now comes of his excellent recovery. The accide

According to sources close to the situation, the young man had surgery on his leg on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 and also underwent facial surgery. Young Kalik is now out of surgery and his face is now reported to be aligned. He is also said to be alert and doing well.

Meanwhile the other accident victim, Trevon Thomas was reportedly flown out to a St. Thomas USVI hospital. Sources have said that he is also recovering well.

The two men, a 15-year-old Aaron and 18-year-old Thomas, were riding a scooter when they collided with a green jeep in the Hannah's Estate area. According to a police source, Aaron suffered a broken leg and broken jaw bone while injuries to Thomas had remained unclear at the time.

When Virgin Islands News Online had arrived on the scene, pieces of the motorcycle were scattered along the road and the badly damaged bike was in a corner off the main road.

Speaking to Virgin Islands News Online, Delbert Henry Jr. who was selling kenips at the side of the road when the accident took place, disclosed that he saw the riders coming from an easterly direction at a very fast rate when a green jeep which was leaving the supermarket entrance tried to swerve to avoid the young men. However, the scooter hit the right side of the jeep, sending the passenger up into the air and down on the side of his face.

According to Mr. Henry, the rider of the bike seemed to have suffered the worse injury, with injuries to the right side of his face and some of his teeth missing. The eyewitness and Sea Cows Bay resident said he rushed to the aid of the young men and immediately called the ambulance.

 

He also recalled that neither of the riders were wearing a helmet and the rider was unconscious for a while, and the passenger had seemed “fazed”.

Another public spirited citizen, who is said to be a nurse employed overseas who was on vacation, also assisted in stabilizing the riders before the ambulance arrived.

Also on the scene was 3rd District Representative Hon. Julian Fraser, RA who told this news site that he arrived after hearing of the incident which he described as “regrettable”. Hon. Fraser said his heart goes out to the families of the two young men and he wished both of them a speedy recovery. He also urged residents to drive carefully throughout the festival season.

Virgin Islands News Online will continue to bring you more details as they become available.

21 Responses to “ UPDATE: Two teenagers in Hanna scooter accident Kalik & Trevon doing well! ”

  • queen bee (05/08/2012, 17:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    on no my heart goes out to young enos
  • darm (05/08/2012, 17:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    wow, noyt kool, hope he lives & learn from this, the young boys are riding like there is no next day, even tho next day is not promise to anyone, its just good to be mindful. get well soon, good job vino.
  • wait a min (05/08/2012, 18:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    jah another scooter accident this time with two of our boyz eh?
  • yellow man (06/08/2012, 01:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    this is sad we need to educate these children about riding with helment
  • smokey (06/08/2012, 20:42) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    delbert(DJ) u did a great job by helpin the young boy em, it takes alot composer to handle tat situation n u wasnt no standby u did the best ting n HELP
  • yellow (06/08/2012, 23:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mark dem need to fix these corners
    • Discrete (09/08/2012, 08:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      ARE YOU STUPID....HE HIT THE CORNER...THESE YOUNG MEN DO NOT HAVE A SENSE OF RIDING BIKES....AND THE PARENTS SHOULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE ACTS.....THOSE CHILDREN HAVE NO RIGHT TO BE RIDING BIKES WITHOUT A HELMET IN THE FIRST PLACE, IT TAKES PARENTS TO CONSTANTLY GET BEHIND THESE CHILDREN NOT TO RIDE UNLESS THEY HAVE ON HELMETS. THE POLICE HAVE BEEN CHECKING TO MAKE SURE THAT THIS IS OF THE LAWS THAT IS BEING CARRIED OUT SO TO PROTECT THESE YOUNGSTERS FROM ACCIDENTS AND WHAT THEY DO IS TO CURSE AT THE POLICE. I AM SORRY THAT THIS HAD TO HAPPEN TO THESE GUYS AND I DO WISH THEM A SPEEDY RECOVERY AND HOPE THAT THEY RIDE CAUTIOUSLY NEXT TIME.
  • KIANNA (07/08/2012, 22:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    SORRY TO HEAR THA MII THA HAPPEN TO MII BOI DEM OMG I WILL PRAY EVERY NITE THAT THEY GET BETTER
  • weed (08/08/2012, 14:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    tis good news deman god tis good
  • get well soon (08/08/2012, 15:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Kalik i wish you all the best and get well real soon..we are rooting for you
  • hot tot (08/08/2012, 16:21) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    people parkin on da road out side the grocery shop, police need to start fining people who do dat.Dey parkin in de middle of de road half the time, crazy.
  • Just saying (08/08/2012, 19:48) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is time to seriously crack down on these scooter riders. They are not only a danger to themselves but they are also a danger to the public. In addition when they mash-up themselves most of the time it is hundreds of thousands of our tax payers money that is being spent to send them overseas for treatment.
  • The Frugal Salvator (08/08/2012, 22:06) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Kalik, sorry to hear you had your neck amputated. Hopefully with a prostethic neck, you can still carry on a normal life. My prayers are with you and your family. I pray the community will get together to help raise money so kalik can get the prostethic neck he so desperately need. I also pray for the other young lad who suffered a partially severed eye, hopefully Dr. Oneal can offer his services and try to do reconstructive eye surgery for this young man.
    • tell the truth (09/08/2012, 01:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      this is such a silly and misleading post from "The Frugal Salvator". I see np where in this story where it said Kalik, "had his neck amputated"...some of you people are so dangerous and just need to mind your own god dam business!!!!! But on the other hand these scooters need to be more creaful as they seems to attract such bad accidents.
    • Curious (09/08/2012, 04:09) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I am trying to figure your comment, did you mean amputated leg??? I never knew someones neck could be amputated and that prosthetic ones were even made... lol lol lol.... I would hope that you made a mistake or that I can't read well... Shit maybe you read this in a medical journal somewhere and I'm behind the times... Anyways, I do wish these young men a speedy recovery and pray that everything goes well with their recoveries.
  • nonsense (09/08/2012, 00:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    who dont hear does feel
  • BREAKING NEWS (10/08/2012, 13:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    He lost his leg ?
  • jack be still (10/08/2012, 23:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    these young men better thank god for another chance
  • yes god is the answer (13/08/2012, 08:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    gods speed to the two young men


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