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Scooter & car collide at RT roundabout

January 16th, 2013 | Tags: Road Town scooter car Collision Accident roundabout
The scooter involved in the accident. Photo:VINO team of reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ranks of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force's Traffic Department were called into action around 3 P.M. today January 16, 2013 to investigate an accident involving a motor car and a motor scooter.

The accident, which resulted in no injuries, occurred at the Road Town roundabout.

According to reports, both motorists were female. Both vehicles were in working condition but may need minor body repairs.

The smooth flow of traffic was impeded for a short while as officers conducted their measurements quickly and cleared the road of the obstructing vehicles.

9 Responses to “Scooter & car collide at RT roundabout”

  • ... (16/01/2013, 16:38) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    not again?
  • tom cat (16/01/2013, 16:51) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Here we go again.
  • ann (16/01/2013, 20:15) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Where is the change with these scooter riders??????
  • 4 wheel driver (16/01/2013, 21:13) Like (3) Dislike (4) Reply
    the scooter man them need to stop riding stupidly, thats all
  • E. Leonard (16/01/2013, 23:50) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Luckily no one was seriously injured in this accident. But the community must get actively engaged to prevent the rash of incidents between scooters and autos; autos always win in collisions with scooters.These preventable incidents have severe, painful and costly consequences. They sometimes result in serious injuries and even fatalities. They bring grief, pain, and mourning to families. They cause the territory to unnecessarily expend too much of its limited health care resources on injuries resulting from these preventable incidents. They put a strain on limited national resources and also reduces national output.

    One more death or serious injury is too many. This is a national issue and the territory must make this an urgency to protect its most precious resource---people. It must employ all means and methods to protect both riders, as well as the motoring public. As a starter an aggressive public education and outreach progamme should be launched .




  • Jamdown (17/01/2013, 01:07) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    When dem yutes high on dem ganja, dem fear no other drivers...

  • Hmm (17/01/2013, 06:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    go back home

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