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Oops it's a flat on gov’t bus for the elderly

Persons being assisted off the bus that suffered a flat tire in Sea Cows Bay today, May 16, 2017. Photo: VINO
No elderly was on board the vehicle at the time of the vehicle sustains a punctured tire. Photo: VINO
No elderly was on board the vehicle at the time of the vehicle sustains a punctured tire. Photo: VINO
SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- It was around 1:00 PM today May 16, 2017 that a government bus, GV 0570, which is assigned to the Adina Donovan Home for The Elderly had a flat in Sea Cows Bay, on the main island of Tortola.

The government passenger bus was at the time driving students from the Autism Centre.

However, quick action by the staff led to the call for another bus to transport the children to return them to the centre while the Public Works Department was on its way to take care of the repairs.

No elders were on the bus at the time and the staff on board skillfully directed the passengers form the ‘flat bus’ to the other.

All in all it's just another day in the life of the students, and another dilapidated government vehicle crying out for proper maintenance.

16 Responses to “Oops it's a flat on gov’t bus for the elderly”

  • ... (16/05/2017, 15:23) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
    well sah vino you have eye everywhere
  • vex (16/05/2017, 15:30) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    slow news day bouy
  • too busy (16/05/2017, 15:40) Like (12) Dislike (10) Reply
    investing in airline projects. No time for we.
  • Wait a Minute! (16/05/2017, 17:40) Like (41) Dislike (1) Reply
    Why is this news??? SMH
    • wize up (17/05/2017, 06:27) Like (4) Dislike (4) Reply
      @ why is this news: some of us must blame NDP for everything.......
      • @ wize up (17/05/2017, 10:27) Like (6) Dislike (2) Reply
        Yes ndp must go!
        • wize up (17/05/2017, 11:56) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
          @ @ wize up; some of us will be shocked following the next election: VIP and NDP; same set of muck(don't be afraid to do your research; history don't lie)
    • Really (17/05/2017, 10:26) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply

      same sh*t i saying

  • Come on (16/05/2017, 19:05) Like (23) Dislike (3) Reply
    My brand new tires got a flat too. Hey its part of life and things happen. You me boy but do they take it so far man. You mighten publish my post but I know you read it
  • rattie (17/05/2017, 08:47) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hope the kids are ok
  • Annie Gardner (17/05/2017, 09:05) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    The Senior Bus was bringing the BVI Services Clients back to town after their Swimming Lessons at Nanny Cay Pool, where they had finished, had their snacks and relaxed after swimming and jumping. So sorry they had a flat, but it i also sad they don't have their own bus so they could do different thing here and there...I am glad it all worked out and how grateful for cell phones, and all is well for them. Very sincerely, Ann Gardner
    • @ ann Gardner (17/05/2017, 13:39) Like (6) Dislike (4) Reply
      how will they get their own buss and the NDP gang thief all the money?
      • ... (19/05/2017, 19:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        I think this Ministry needs a new permanent secretary !!! A no confidence vote should be tabled here !!! Likewise the Minister !!!
  • Help (18/05/2017, 21:57) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    we should stop blameing GOV for everything you can get a flat anytime but it still have good people out there one phone call was made and a taxi was there to take the passengers back to Town free of charge


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