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5-vehicle fender bender on James Walter Francis Drive

July 14th, 2017 | Tags: Accident pileup vehicle accident fender bender
Some of the vehicles involved in a pileup on the James Walter Francis Highway today, July 14, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
WICKHAM'S CAY II, Tortola, VI- Traffic along the James Walter Francis Drive East Carriageway was interrupted when at least four vehicles came into contact with each other today, July 14, 2017.

It is unclear what were the circumstances surrounding the pileup around 3:00 P.M. close to the traffic lights at Wickham's Cay II on the main island of Tortola.

There were no reported injuries and the vehicles involved did not appear to be badly damaged.

Traffic accidents seem to be on the increase in the Virgin Islands.

15 Responses to “5-vehicle fender bender on James Walter Francis Drive”

  • Yes (14/07/2017, 18:19) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    A bag to start the weekend
  • i from here (14/07/2017, 19:29) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
    waaay to go as two car accidents are no longer enough
  • cay (14/07/2017, 19:34) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    Let's face it: too much cars too little roads
  • rush (14/07/2017, 23:10) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    Everybody always in a hurry to go nowhere.
  • Hit this (15/07/2017, 02:57) Like (6) Dislike (26) Reply
    Too many right hand drive we allowing the bvi to become, simular to the eastern caribbean islands. Next thing to many outsiders are changing our culture. Stop it people stop it!!
    • @Hit This (15/07/2017, 07:04) Like (6) Dislike (8) Reply
      It is obvious that you have not travelled far from your village. Have u ever been to Europe and your mother country England?. Guess not. Let me tell u they use right hand drive vehicles. Have u ever been to St. Thomas or the US territories? Guess u did these places are paradise to you. You may have noticed something. Although they use left hand drive vehicles they drive on the right hand side of the road. Do u have enough sense to see Why? By the way, about is also obvious that the only culture that you all are willing to adopt and exchange yours for is America's. Culture do not collisions...if that is the case i see why there are so many here. Collisions are caused when we exhibit bad road judgement. By the way when u noticed another right hand vehicle on the left side of the road..bear this in mind that driver is on the right side of the road. One final question. Do you know why Americans drive left hand drive vehicles on the right side of the road? When you get the answer you wouldnt mind changing your culture.
      • Hmm (15/07/2017, 09:06) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        St Thomas drives on the left u fool. I clearly see u nor been there hush up
      • For the purpose (15/07/2017, 09:07) Like (2) Dislike (3) Reply
        of edification and education:

        Our "mother country" is:

        Africa first and the Virgin Islands second. Whether all agree with those facts or not, they are the facts.
  • car jack (15/07/2017, 12:10) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
  • lily (15/07/2017, 12:18) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Is like people does throw their license in the back seat everytime rain falling ...
  • lmfao (17/07/2017, 14:47) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Whenever there is a scooter accident yall like to say "Ban those bikes" so "Band cars too".. lets go back to riding donkeys doubt there where accidents back then

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