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SUV slams into bus on James Walter Francis Drive

August 25th, 2017 | Tags: Accident SUV taxi bus James Walter Francis Drive
The two vehicles involved in an accident in Road Town, today August 25, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Traffic along the west carriageway of the James Walter Francis Drive was interrupted briefly when an SUV slammed into a taxi bus that appeared to be turning into the left lane this afternoon, August 25, 2017.

The accident took place in the area of Deloitte in front of the road that takes traffic left to the House of Assembly Offices and other government offices.

There have been no reports of injuries.

18 Responses to “SUV slams into bus on James Walter Francis Drive”

  • BET (25/08/2017, 14:37) Like (27) Dislike (11) Reply
    this was caused by selfishness, carelessness, drivers arrogance or all three combined.
  • Gargamel (25/08/2017, 15:28) Like (57) Dislike (1) Reply
    No idiot. That was caused by the bus crossing the lane into the SUV.
    • think (27/08/2017, 16:18) Like (4) Dislike (6) Reply
      The bus was well across the lane.

      It was not a hard crash so it looks like the SUV was trying to prevent the bus from changing lanes. I see it all the time.
  • Pedestrian (25/08/2017, 16:42) Like (59) Dislike (1) Reply

    Mr taxi man u always in some sort of vehicle accident you swear the road belongs to you the way u make sudden stops and change lanes. Be mindful of your moves man I sick and tired of you.

  • he didn't miss the the bus (26/08/2017, 00:32) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    the bus wrong
    • bus (26/08/2017, 09:46) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
      Dead wrong!
      And the headline makes it seem like the SUV is at fault.
      No I wasn't there.
  • voice (26/08/2017, 09:19) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    It is quite obvious that Mr taxi was exiting the right lane and was trying to get over towards the road by labor. No regard for rules, or care for other drivers... EVERY taxi driver I have seen on this island drives irresponsibly
  • ?????? (26/08/2017, 10:13) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Dummy bus driver, use Your damn signal when you are changing lanes. You slam into my car because of your foolishness, I am going to own you.
  • Whop (26/08/2017, 10:31) Like (0) Dislike (14) Reply
    Those doggone right hand drives
    • Homer (27/08/2017, 06:49) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
      Right hand drives are the correct vehicles for driving on the left dummy! Does the U.K., Australia, Japan have it wrong and us in the bvi have it right?!? It's the stupidness of the government allowing so many left hand drive cars on the road!
    • LOL (27/08/2017, 11:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Both left hand drive dummy!
  • WTF (26/08/2017, 12:30) Like (14) Dislike (0) Reply
    Taxi bus dead wrong. What the hell they mean by saying the SUV slammed into the taxi? SUV had no choice. That taxi man needs to be taken off the road.
  • Ninjas in Skyrim (26/08/2017, 12:31) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    The older the Taxi man, the more he feel the road belongs to he, just because he can remember what it look like before it was a road. Half them eldery taxi man need to go fish or cool out by a bar someplace, they should not be driving people around.
  • Paulette (26/08/2017, 12:32) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    This almost happened to me the other day with this taxi. I had to slam on brakes because he just came over with no signal and felt because he is the bigger vehicle, that he could just bully his way over giving me no warning. How many accidents has he caused so far?
  • vex (27/08/2017, 23:01) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Why am I not surprised, roads are bad and drivers are always in a rush
  • ann (27/08/2017, 23:08) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I say again give driver's licenses to law abiding citizens!
  • Present (01/09/2017, 12:57) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Just to clarify, as I was literally right behind when the accident happened. The SUV slammed into the taxi because he pulled out quickly, with no signal or looking behind. IT WAS HIS FAULT. The taxi is right hand drive, which is the correct side for driving on the left side of the road, however he did not look in his mirrors, if he did then he is blind. Either way, always seems to be taxis causing mayhem because they think they own the road. The majority of the public drive the same too, though. I am almost involved in collisions every other day, because people drive like maniacs. LOOK IN YOUR MIRRORS, DRIVE SLOWLY, LOOK WHERE YOU'RE GOING, STOP OVERTAKING ON BLIND CORNERS and FOR GOD SAKE STOP DRIVING WITH FULL BEAM HEADLIGHTS ON
  • Not surprised. (03/09/2017, 11:25) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Taxi drivers!


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