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Persons rushed to hospital following Beef Island accident

February 15th, 2015 | Tags: Beef Island Accident peebles hospital
The more seriously damaged vehicle involved in the accident. Photo: Team of Reporters
The second vehicle in the accident. Photo: Team of Reporters
The second vehicle in the accident. Photo: Team of Reporters
A view of this morning's accident scene. Photo: Team of Reporters
A view of this morning's accident scene. Photo: Team of Reporters
Persons were rushed to Peebles Hospital following the accident today February 15, 2015. Photo: VINO/File
Persons were rushed to Peebles Hospital following the accident today February 15, 2015. Photo: VINO/File
BEEF ISLAND, VI – A number of persons had to be rushed to the Peebles Hospital following an accident that took place today February 15, 2015 along the road just outside of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.

According to reports reaching our news room, the accident which occurred around 6:30 AM involved two vehicles: one which was leaving the airport parking lot and heading west and the other heading east.

Persons who were on the ground said that it would appear that the vehicle headed east might have been going at a fast rate given the skid mark it left on the road. It would appear too that the driver exiting the parking lot was not exercising due care and attention at the time.

This news site sought confirmation of the accident from Royal Virgin Islands Police Force Public Relations Officer Diane Drayton who said that she would get back to us. However, up to post time this news site had not received her confirmation.

We will bring you more details as they become available.

20 Responses to “Persons rushed to hospital following Beef Island accident”

  • zoe (15/02/2015, 09:30) Like (6) Dislike (62) Reply
    Oh no the sins of the ndp.....
    • Sins of the person (15/02/2015, 10:14) Like (31) Dislike (10) Reply
      This is the sins of the person who said it was the sins of the nap. I am so sick and tied of our people. Let us act as if we are educated not uneducated.
    • Sick (15/02/2015, 14:29) Like (4) Dislike (10) Reply
      yes jackazz.... u take d cake zoe...
    • Music (15/02/2015, 14:59) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      On the other hand, we all must come together to protect each other with the aim or keeping these incidents to a minimum.
  • qc (15/02/2015, 10:39) Like (39) Dislike (32) Reply
    NDP remove the speed bump so they are responsible
    • But Wait! (15/02/2015, 11:35) Like (13) Dislike (5) Reply
      Speaking of which, 3 years later and an alternative solution was never sorted out.
      • Fools (15/02/2015, 22:01) Like (28) Dislike (0) Reply

        There is no alternative to simple common sense. It's an open road, people need to stop driving like f..king idiots! You have a clear view of traffic from all angles when on that road. People just need to pay attention and take their damn time.

  • ??? (15/02/2015, 15:49) Like (3) Dislike (7) Reply
    Where is the traffic calmer that the vip had erected there???
  • Hmmm (15/02/2015, 16:33) Like (10) Dislike (7) Reply
    I was up there walking yesterday and I was terrified at the speed some of the vehicles were traveling up there. The long stretch of road with nothing to curb speeding is an accident waiting to happen. Something must be done.
  • Eddie (15/02/2015, 17:40) Like (21) Dislike (4) Reply
    Why is it that the spokesperson for the RVIPF never knows what is going on and NEVER gets back to the press? Why is this person being paid?
  • Sir Guy (15/02/2015, 17:48) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
  • 2015 (15/02/2015, 22:46) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    Ndp or vip or waeva, is the same p... Let's talk about the people who get license and can't drive
    • @ 2015 (16/02/2015, 23:13) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Who cares it unuh God given right to support which ever party unuh choose
  • my two cents (15/02/2015, 23:26) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    There is no question that speeding could do an untold amount of serious damage to cars and people!!!,
  • enforcement (16/02/2015, 08:43) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Whatever happened to the concept of enforcing the traffic laws? They do it practically everywhere else
  • Consern (16/02/2015, 10:32) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Mr. Deniston Fraser need to briefed those employees he have there especially those security officers, on Friday February 13, 2015 at approximately 1:10pm to be exact, I saw a blue XL jeep a white jeep and a grey car all of which was driven by security officers almost ran a rental off the road the driver of the rental was so shaken up along with two other occupants, it is only a matter of time before one of them kill them self or some innocent person.
  • Concern citizen from east (16/02/2015, 11:24) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Since 2012 wen I buy this cap tag never pop off

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