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Oops! Truck plunged into water; no one hurt!

A Ford 550 truck belonging to Customs officer Randy Donovan rolled in the water at the Police Marina Base ramp, at Road Reef today, September 13, 2012. No one was in the truck at the time of the incident. Reports reaching this news site are that the hand break may have been the cause of the accident. Photo: VINO team of reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – [posted at 1:10pm] Around 11:30 am today, September 13, 2012 a Ford truck reportedly belonging to Randy Donovan a customs officer assigned to the Custom’s marine base rolled into the water in the area of the Police Marina base ramp at Road Reef.

Reports reaching this news site from its team of reporters are that there may have been a failure of the hand break, however,  no one was hurt or in the truck at the time of the incident. 

There are also no reports of oil leaking from the truck causing any environmental challenges while it was in the sea water.

As of press time the Ford 550 truck was still submerged in about 6 feet of water by the Police Marina base ramp. Arrangements were being made to lift the truck out of the water. 

Virgin Islands News Online will bring more details as they become available.

16 Responses to “Oops! Truck plunged into water; no one hurt!”

  • drake (13/09/2012, 13:21) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    well well well....i see a trend here...when you have something that can't pay for itself no more, send it the sea..
  • sea weed (13/09/2012, 13:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    oh gost randy how you let this happen boss?
  • water every where (13/09/2012, 13:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    what a ting to tell the king randy!!!
    • eye witness (13/09/2012, 23:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      I watched the whole thing from forth Burt. Then I smelled gas...
  • HMMMM (13/09/2012, 13:54) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    The side of the truck says Marine Technician, i guess now we can change that to "underwater marine technician".

    FORD =


    What does FORD mean if you spell it backwards? Driver Returns On Foot
    • Real (13/09/2012, 18:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      This one was funny, thanks for that lil laugh
      • time has come (13/09/2012, 22:53) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Lucky it was a shallow ramp and not the deep ocean. Time for someone to hang up their keys or buy a new truck.

        • jtv (14/09/2012, 06:50) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          we do not hang up keys because our truck roll off the ramp...get wid it!!!
    • Boo (13/09/2012, 19:39) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Found on Road Dead
      Fix Or Repair Daily
      For Only Rum Drinkers

  • jack be still (13/09/2012, 14:14) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    VINO man you all everywhere! Gosh boy your car can’t even roll in some sea water deeds days without the paparazzi
  • pat (13/09/2012, 15:11) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    that's one way to get insurance money.

    • boys on the block (13/09/2012, 17:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Well mey bouy hope your insurance aint that one next to the block dat aint like to pay!!!!
  • Mick Mars (13/09/2012, 19:24) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hand 'Break'? Leave the dialect and bad English to we man in the posting arena, nuh?
  • x factor (13/09/2012, 20:30) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    happy that no life was loss god is still good.
  • technician (14/09/2012, 00:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Wonder on which part of the car you will find this "hand break", that malfunctioned?
  • pat (14/09/2012, 23:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    hope by now he has ordered a new truck

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