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3-vehicle accident in East End

- No injuries reported
October 18th, 2013 | Tags: Accident East End Blackburn Highway pickup
Traffic along the Blackburn Highway in East End was held up for over an hour following a 3-vehicle accident this evening, October 18, 2013. Photo: VINO Team of Reporters
Two of the vehicles were reportedly heading in opposite directions while the other was turning out of an adjoining road when the incident occurred. Photo: VINO Team of Reporters
Two of the vehicles were reportedly heading in opposite directions while the other was turning out of an adjoining road when the incident occurred. Photo: VINO Team of Reporters
EAST END, Tortola, VI - Traffic along the Blackburn Highway in East End was held up for over an hour following a 3-vehicle accident this evening, October 18, 2013.

According to reports, the accident occurred sometime before 6P.M. and reportedly involved a car and two pickups.

Two of the vehicles were reportedly heading in opposite directions while the other was turning out of an adjoining road when the incident occurred. It was said the pickup heading west hit the vehicle proceeding out to the road before hitting a car head on which was coming in the opposite direction.

One of the two persons in the car was reportedly traumatized.

Police have since conducted their investigations and traffic is flowing once again.

14 Responses to “3-vehicle accident in East End”

  • xxxxxxxx (18/10/2013, 19:45) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    oh no
  • Really (18/10/2013, 20:43) Like (1) Dislike (50) Reply
    Why is so much bad things happening to the BVI under this government? Jah
  • Nut behind the wheel (18/10/2013, 21:45) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    BVI got to stop giving out drivers license as raffle prizes and start making sure these moo moo's know a ting or twoabout driving.
  • Just looking (18/10/2013, 22:10) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    To really - you so stupid why you have to blame the govt and not yourself
  • shelia (19/10/2013, 07:34) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    take your time ppl the BVI is a lil 2 by 4 island
  • disgraceful (19/10/2013, 11:25) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply

    Really, this is what you all are talking about? Let talk about the incompetence of the Police Force who failed to handle this accident in a timely and professional manner. This accident occurred closer to 5:30 p.m. and persons were stuck in a line of traffic from the accident site to Paraquita Bay. The Fire personnel, RT police and Ambulance services arrived on scene within 15 minutes and 30 minutes BEFORE the East End Police. East End Police Station is but a 2 minute drive from the Seventh day Church. Road Town is at least 25 minutes away. When the East End Police arrived, they were not prepared to handle the situation. Instead of taking measurements and removing the cars that were impeding traffic into East End, they LEFT the scene. The Ambulance took the injured persons away and the Fire rescue personnel were forced to leave because the investigation of a vehicular accident is not within their scope. Then three sets Police officers arrived on the scene while persons were now sitting in traffic for over an hour. WHY DID THESE GOOD PEOPLE HAVE TO WAIT FOR ROAD TOWN POLICE TO CHALK OFF THE SCENE WHEN THERE IS A POLICE FORCE WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE FROM THE SCENE??? Worse of all, the police sat on their f@t @$$3$, driving back and forth and not one of them took the time to explain to the concerned citizens sitting in their cars why they where there and how long they would have to remain there. I commend the fire and ambulance rescue services for their exception work, perhaps they can be hired to train the RVIP Force. Now talk about that, instead of bashing the Government...NDP, VIP and another PPs are all the same after all.

  • mad (19/10/2013, 16:37) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    We also need a bye pass road from by the HLSCC college to Belle vue area. Some people had to drive all the way back in town to get to East End.
  • Hmmm (20/10/2013, 00:49) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    To Hon Dr. Pickering I have been asking for speed bumps for this area for the longest while before I help vote you in but next election look for my vote again and see if you will get it. There has been to many high speeding traffic in this neighborhood like its a drag race track them driving on where young children lives and you just don't seems to care if one of them get hit by a car. I guess the speed bumps will come when something like that happens to one of the children and if such happen the neighborhood parents should and will hold you liable for it. We put you in there so you better start listening because we can put you out.
    • Jack I tell yo (20/10/2013, 13:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      It look to ayo like K*****k care bout anything mehson. I want to know if he does really drive long these road between Baughers Bay and his home and realize that they are in his district. It seems like we goin have to wait for Christmas to come and then have certain trucks hold up traffic cutting the bush.

      Stupidness I tell yo, but let he wait for my vote next election.

  • Blind Driver (20/10/2013, 12:55) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Slightly off topic but there's a lot of people, myself included, that avoid businesses in the East End because it is terrifying to drive the road at night. The roads are in terrible condition and there are a lot of pedestrians. Now consider the fact that 99.9% of the vehicles have headlights pointing directly into the eyes of the oncoming driver and completely blinding them. The drive is nerve racking ordeal. It baffles me that sidewalks have been built in areas where they are barely used yet, where the are needed most there are none. I can't imagine risking my life to walk for groceries at nighttime. East End needs sidewalks and it's time that the directions of headlights are added to the list of requirements at the DMV. There is an inexpensive remedy in the form of tape that is simply placed on the headlamp. As long as we drive N. American vehicles on the opposite side of the road for which they are made the lights will point into the eyes of the oncoming driver. They need a simple adjustment is all. Why is this not mandated when the cars are brought in?


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