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Motorists urged to exercise extra care following accident in RT

December 17th, 2013 | Tags: Waterfront Drive Accident pickup motorists pedestrians
With the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, motorists and pedestrians alike have been reminded to be extra cautious to avoid accidents similar or worse to that which occurred in the vicinity of Digicel Headquarters today, December 17, 2013. Photo: Team of Reporters
It is not exactly clear how a vehicle collided with a pickup truck but, based on an eye witness report, the truck was reversing when it collided with another vehicle, causing it to slam into a nearby tree. Photo: Team of Reporters
It is not exactly clear how a vehicle collided with a pickup truck but, based on an eye witness report, the truck was reversing when it collided with another vehicle, causing it to slam into a nearby tree. Photo: Team of Reporters
While no one was reportedly seriously hurt, the eyewitness said the driver of the vehicle that crashed into a tree struggled for some time to free himself. He eventually succeeded with the help of public spirited persons. Neither Fire and Rescue nor the ambulance services were required on the scene. Photo: Team of Reporters
While no one was reportedly seriously hurt, the eyewitness said the driver of the vehicle that crashed into a tree struggled for some time to free himself. He eventually succeeded with the help of public spirited persons. Neither Fire and Rescue nor the ambulance services were required on the scene. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - With the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, motorists and pedestrians alike have been reminded to be extra cautious to avoid accidents similar or worse to that which occurred in the vicinity of the Digicel Headquarters in Road Town earlier today, December 17, 2013.

It is not exactly clear how a vehicle collided with a pickup truck but, based on an eye witness report, the truck allegedly was reversing when it collided with another vehicle, causing it to slam into a nearby tree.

While no one was reportedly seriously hurt, the eyewitness said the driver of the vehicle that crashed into the tree struggled for some time to free himself. He eventually succeeded with the help of public spirited persons.

Neither Fire and Rescue nor the ambulance services were required on the scene.

Business persons in the area have issued an appeal to their customers, whether motorists or pedestrians, to practice extreme caution especially at this hectic time of year.

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