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'Minor' injuries as Safari & bus collide @ CGB

The accident took place on a 'blind turn' on the Cane Garden Bay Hill. Photo: Team of Reporters
Markings on the road of a previous accident are still visible on the Cane Garden Bay Hill. Photo: Team of Reporters
Markings on the road of a previous accident are still visible on the Cane Garden Bay Hill. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police, fire and rescue officers, and EMTs were promptly on the scene of the accident on Cane Garden Bay Hill on July 6, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police, fire and rescue officers, and EMTs were promptly on the scene of the accident on Cane Garden Bay Hill on July 6, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
The damaged bus was quickly taken off the road to allow traffic to flow. Photo: Team of Reporters
The damaged bus was quickly taken off the road to allow traffic to flow. Photo: Team of Reporters
An ambulance and Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services were promptly on the scene of the accident today, July 6, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
An ambulance and Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services were promptly on the scene of the accident today, July 6, 2016. Photo: Team of Reporters
CANE GARDEN BAY, Tortola, VI- Several tourists reportedly received 'minor' injuries when a Safari vehicle and a bus collided near the bottom of Cane Garden Bay Hill around noon, today July 6, 2016.

According to reports, the bus was descending the hill when it collided with a Safari vehicle ascending the hill on a blind turn.

"Apparently, the white bus was coming down the hill and it was wet and it hit the side wall and then into the vehicle that was coming up with tourists," a person on the scene told this news site.

Virgin Islands Fire and Rescue Services, ambulance and police were promptly on the scene of the accident.

Chief Fire Officer, Zebalon A. McLean said he received "an unoffical report of a few minor injuries, pending confirmation."

It was on the same Cane Garden Bay Hill on December 6, 2015 that two tourists lost their lives and 18 were injured in an accident involving a tour bus in the vicinity of Round Hill.

18 Responses to “'Minor' injuries as Safari & bus collide @ CGB”

  • Road warrior (06/07/2016, 12:56) Like (16) Dislike (5) Reply
    That road and running surface needs improving! How many more incidents/accidents before we come up with a comprehensive solution to the gradient, alignment and running surface. In the US and other developed countries there are run-offs along the defending roadways so that if brakes fail or other mechanical issues result in loss of control, situations such as this can be mitigated against. Where are the PWD 'engineers'? Mitch sort thrust out ASAP versus the fluff surrounding disrespect to the premier!
    • nonsense (06/07/2016, 13:17) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
      They need to TAKE THEIR DAMN TIME!!!!!!! Glad nobody was hurt.
    • CGB resdent (06/07/2016, 14:53) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      @ Road Warrior some of these taxi drivers need to slow down and take their time and stay on their side of the road. that road was redone in the past 5-7 years and has never been a problem. Like I said take caution when driving. Lenice girl I hope you are alright
    • Truenottrue (06/07/2016, 17:20) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
      The last part catch me. He disrespectful to the Premier? That's not good. I thought they belonged to the same Not Disrespectful Party.
  • qc (06/07/2016, 13:00) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    our poor road are not freely
  • GREED (06/07/2016, 15:06) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    them rushing with their ravenousness
    • HOLDIT (06/07/2016, 17:23) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
      Not CGB road again? Unless that road was wet, I don't see how you going slamming into another taxi van. They too frighten when they see two ships in town. The 'mount of tourists bus I passed going down CGB, I wonder if it had space for all those people. True, them have to stop being so raybin for true.
  • suggestion (06/07/2016, 15:12) Like (8) Dislike (11) Reply
    make cane garden bay a one way in/one way out on days when cruise ships are in to avoid this.
  • Drive it (06/07/2016, 15:41) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
    You drive that road daily in misty weather and you will see. The surface needs to be made rough. You go too slow and you won't make it up. All those tourists going up and down and nothing being done.
  • blessings (06/07/2016, 15:46) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    God is good
    everyone is alive to love another day!!!!
  • Take it Easy (06/07/2016, 15:55) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    On my way to town this morning I was almost hit by two taxis, it seems since the season dipped they are hungry and desperate for these rare days but man take it easy drivers!!!
  • Boo (06/07/2016, 16:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hope all are well
  • Guest (06/07/2016, 16:37) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    it's not the roads but the drivers. A lot of people here drive recklessly.
  • suggestion (06/07/2016, 23:17) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Leh we cut a tunnel thru the hill to cane garden bay.
  • Roscoe (07/07/2016, 00:03) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply

    L********* 2 greedy can't get enough always driving fast 2 damn greedy and bad minded

  • NHI (07/07/2016, 10:48) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    THESE TAXI MAN NEED TAKE THEM TIME AND STOP RUSHING TO GO BACK IN LINE AN PICK UP TIME IS MONEY YES BUT SPEED KILLS. THE ROAD IS WET WHAT THE HELL IS WRON WITH U ALL
  • peace (09/07/2016, 12:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Before ya'll be thankful that no one was hurt y'all on here talking foolishness bout driving fast and being greedy. Thank God everyone is okay and no deaths.


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