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Scooter rider injured in accident @ Pasea Estate

January 22nd, 2018 | Tags: Accident injury peebles hospital Motor Scooter SUV
The motor scooter and SUV involved in the accident at Pasea Estate, Tortola today, January 22, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
The ambulance at the scene of the accident at Pasea Estate, Tortola today, January 22, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
The ambulance at the scene of the accident at Pasea Estate, Tortola today, January 22, 2018. Photo: Team of Reporters
PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A scooter rider was taken to Peebles Hospital by ambulance after he became involved in an accident with a motor vehicle near Delta Gas Station at Pasea Estate, Tortola, moments ago, January 22, 2018.

According to reports reaching this news site, an SUV was proceeding into the turnoff just past the gas station heading East, to get to the West bound lane of the James Walter Francis Dual Carriageway, when the motor scooter slammed into it.

The motor scooter was reportedly heading East.

The extent of the motor scooter rider's injury is unknown.

Police are also on the scene.

The flow of traffic has been affected as a result. At one point traffic was backed up from Delta Gas Station to the traffic lights at Station Road.

26 Responses to “Scooter rider injured in accident @ Pasea Estate”

  • driver (22/01/2018, 19:31) Like (13) Dislike (6) Reply
    They made me late dread
    • Hmph (22/01/2018, 19:57) Like (39) Dislike (9) Reply
      The Govt should ban all motor cycles. If they don't ban them, then anybody caught riding one without a helmet or with a loud radio playing should have their scooter trashed.
      • egg face (22/01/2018, 21:31) Like (5) Dislike (10) Reply
        Why would Government do this?
      • Strpzzzzzzz (23/01/2018, 09:09) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
        Then we should ban all cars since people drive them without a seatbelt and they also play loud music?

        Just impose a hefty fine on the lawbreakers and this will circumvent the misuse of Scooters.

        We have to understand that each action has an equal and opposite reaction. Ask yourself this, those people that can't afford a car, what will they do now to acquire a mean of transportation? ROB poor people!!!
  • Concerned (22/01/2018, 19:35) Like (52) Dislike (3) Reply
    IT WILL NOT STOP AS LONG AS POLICE LET THEM GET WILDER & Wilder. Each has to outdo the other. Had one going between cars illegally and when two cars were too close he stopped, repeatedly blew his horn and yelled obscentities No helmet, no place, no lights. A while ago had one hit my mirror. They NEED TO BE CONTROLED!!!
    • Saw (22/01/2018, 20:22) Like (17) Dislike (6) Reply
      But the car is in the wrong tho so I guess they should crush the car then. Cause the last time I checked going from the exit of right way, going toward the intersection by delta is an illegal turn.
  • Oh oh! (22/01/2018, 20:28) Like (3) Dislike (2) Reply
    I hope he was wearing a helmet.
  • See (22/01/2018, 21:00) Like (18) Dislike (4) Reply
    Getting gas today at Delta saw two baby bikers going east at about 60 mph with no helmets and crossing lanes . Dont come near my truck like that . I promise you ...road pizza . The police are gutless to stop it . Pathetic .
  • ... (22/01/2018, 21:10) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sooner or later, we will need to take that stand on these scooters
  • ....................... (22/01/2018, 21:38) Like (11) Dislike (4) Reply
    Poor rider hope he will be ok
  • Jay (22/01/2018, 21:44) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Let me guess...ban them?
  • Filonia (22/01/2018, 22:13) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
    I feel sorry for the unsuspecting car driver. These scooters have frayed everyone's nerves. Why don't the cops get off their behinds and stop the illegal scooters. I see a few that obey the laws and wear helmets. Even so, I hope the scooter driver is OK.
    • vi (23/01/2018, 09:53) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
      Why you feeling sorry for the driver who was obviously in the wrong. Look at the position of the jeep. Obviously he was making an illegal entry coming out of Rite Way crossing both lanes which caused the collision, but everyone likes to blame the scooter riders. Whether they are right or wrong, people jump to the conclusion that they are the ones who caused the accident
  • YOLO (22/01/2018, 22:28) Like (29) Dislike (4) Reply
    I ride bike I also always have on my helmet...accident always happen weather it a bike or a car...first thing they say ban bikes.....why? It's cheap on gas and I can't afford a $28,000.00 jeep....responsibility begins with the parents...with out proper guidance children will run around like a chicken that just get its head cut off ....most people don't wear there set belt so I think car should be ban to....see how we are thinking....simple way to solve the problems 1st I hate to see a man having he boy friend at the back of each other that is gay!!! That man is riding that man ..... write a artical ... first problem solve......2 nd parents you need to put your foot down....put on that helmet or find a new place to live. If they leave better for you parents but later they will come back home crying ....3rd police set up a sting they always on the high way.....have a few walk on the in normal clothes on the high way make sure you can set up a road block the can move freely walk e talk e to talk to each other set the trap....... problem solve I need a pay bump for my idea
  • Diplomat (22/01/2018, 22:35) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    When is the potential for carnage, flouting the law, reckless riding and the nonsense going to stop? When is the exposure to risk, legal liabilities, unnecesssry injuries to riders, drivers and pedestrians go to stop? When is the unnecessary demand on medical professional going to stop? When is the police going to start doing its job? Are parents complicit on the nuisance?
  • wize up (22/01/2018, 22:36) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Law-enforcement: is it not funny after any given incident loads of police at the sceeen !!!!’
  • police (23/01/2018, 00:47) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
    So why is everyone blaming the Police ? When they enforced the law you complain it is Police harassment. When they dont Have you ever been cursed at, insulted, call all sorts of names just because you are doing your job? Many of these riders are young boys who do not work Who do you think are financing these scooters? Some parents and family members are to be blamed. They let these young men out on the streets causing all kind of kious
  • police (23/01/2018, 00:55) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sorry as I was saying some parents and family members let their kids out to cause chaos then blame the cops when things go wrong. As long as criminals are celebrated as heroes in this place things will get worst.
    • See (23/01/2018, 07:24) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      Please just enforce the law . No one wants to see people hurt . Hold the parents liable if necessary ... take away their drivers liscence . Things will change quickly
    • Jimm (23/01/2018, 09:43) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      The young man was not speeding, the woman was wrong to come from riteway and go straight across to the Delta Turn off. She was supposed to go up the road and come round the roundabout.
  • joan (23/01/2018, 09:38) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    Could you imagine Robo Cop in his personal vehicle came there in his civilian clothes, parked in the spot designated for the Ambulance looking news. One of the two Red Cross Volunteers who were at the scene assisting with the young checking his vitals asked him to remove his vehicle from the designated space he did not even move. I think this was sheer ignorance and begs to question his policing ethics.
    • Wrong news (23/01/2018, 17:04) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
      @Joan, I think he parked there to secure the scene. In my opinion he was right with what he did. There was no need for the hostility. There was lots of space for the ambulance.
  • sense (23/01/2018, 13:24) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply

    Robo Cop = A$$..and what all the ranting about scooter got to do with the woman running 1down the guy..She was wrong..There is a big NO ENTRY sign there...

  • facts (23/01/2018, 13:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    It have more uninsured and unlicensed motor cars and trucks on the bvi public roads than motor scooters.90% of all the trucks are not insured and the government still giving those same trucks work.they should have insurance before giving them work.talk that.
  • LOL (26/01/2018, 15:20) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    The woman was wrong. I hope them sue her. she make a wrong turn. i hope the people charge her


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