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UPDATE: RVIPF probing VG motorcycle accident

Curious onlookers gather at the scene of tonight's accident in Virgin Gorda. Photo: Team of Reporters
The mangled motorcycle and the pickup on the scene of the accident tonight April 9, 2014. Photo: Team of Reporters
The mangled motorcycle and the pickup on the scene of the accident tonight April 9, 2014. Photo: Team of Reporters
The scene of the accident. The motorcycle and pickup still were still in place up to minutes ago. Photo: Team of Reporters
The scene of the accident. The motorcycle and pickup still were still in place up to minutes ago. Photo: Team of Reporters
The mangled motorcycle which was involved in tonight's accident with a pickup on Virgin Gorda. Photo: Team of Reporters
The mangled motorcycle which was involved in tonight's accident with a pickup on Virgin Gorda. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Public Relations Department of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed with this news site that investigations into the accident of last night April 9, 2014 on Virgin Gorda are being aggressively pursued.

The accident involved a motorcyclist Everett Isaac also known as 'Peewee' and a jeep. While this news site still awaits confirmation from the Peebles Hospital on the statues of the injured man, it was confirmed by the Iris O’Neal Health Centre that Mr Isaac was in a stable condition when transferred from the Iris O’Neal Health Centre on Virgin Gorda to the Peebles Hospital.

It was also reconfirmed that the man suffered among several other injuries, a mangled leg.

See presvious story published on April 9, 2014:

Man’s leg crushed in VG motorcycle accident

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI - A man whose name was given as Everett Isaac also known as 'Peewee' was shortly after 7.30 pm today April 9, 2014 rushed to the Iris O'Neal Health Centre in Virgin Gorda suffering a badly crushed leg and other injuries following an accident.

According to eyewitnesses at the scene the injured man was riding a motorcycle and collided with a motor vehicle.

It was reported that the motorcycle was badly crushed. The accident allegedly occurred in the vicinity ‎of the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour, a stone’s throw away from the Virgin Gorda Fire Station.

‎Persons on the scene blasted the Fire Service and Police whom they alleged took a long time to arrive on the scene and without the necessary apparatus.

According to eyewitness reports, the accident victim had to be taken to the healthcare facility by a private pickup truck. The condition of the injured man was listed as serious.

43 Responses to “UPDATE: RVIPF probing VG motorcycle accident”

  • cay (09/04/2014, 20:33) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Oh no
  • oh lod (09/04/2014, 21:09) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    peewee ,god be withyou
  • Outspoken (09/04/2014, 21:20) Like (36) Dislike (1) Reply
    Who don't hear will surely feel. There is so much going on with those scooters yet everyday I continue to see young men and women riding them recklessly with out helmet people scooters have nothing to shield u if you ride please do so with care and please wear your helmet
    • Too Late shall be the cry (10/04/2014, 13:23) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      Sorry this had to happen,but it was coming,each and every night a set will gather at Speedy's Corner,and will race from there up the road to go to the Olde Yard Inn,and around a corner they have to go with that great speed,but because of their carelessness,they will learn the hard way.
  • Crushed (09/04/2014, 21:28) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
    Wow, not good. I hope he recovers well. On another note, VINO like you guys have people all over in high and low places.
  • get well soon (09/04/2014, 22:25) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Get well soon, but the way you dose be riding is like you wanted that. You dose flex a bit to hard on them bike my youth. Life ain't really that much of a rush.

    Get well soon. Hope the bike jumbie did not leave tola and come VG tho. Bikers be careful.
  • Zed (09/04/2014, 22:29) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    Not Again! Hope the young man does not have life long problems. I do not want drag racing either because we will have more young dead youths. Fast cars and more powerful motorcycles are a bad idea here in the BVI.
    • bike man (10/04/2014, 08:51) Like (4) Dislike (9) Reply
      You sound like an real A$$...Drag Racing Is an Safe Sport! With so many stiff rules and safety precautions ..and like I allways say it's the rider or the bike!
      • Zed (10/04/2014, 17:33) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
        And you bike man are a bigger A$$. When the death toll starts adding up you will see your own A$$ in the hospital if you are that lucky. What? You think it can't happen to you like all the others?
      • HAHAHA (14/04/2014, 21:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        hahaha you got burned by zed
  • VG (09/04/2014, 22:29) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    This was bound to happen. They ride without helmets and ride crazy making noise all over the place riding like they have nine lives. Hope his leg is ok
  • baby boy (09/04/2014, 22:59) Like (4) Dislike (8) Reply
    • me! (10/04/2014, 20:00) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply

      Dont call my family crazy wid ur f..k!!

    • @baby boy (11/04/2014, 13:36) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

      u sound like a real a.. u dnt wish bad for ppl bad will happen to u,fire burn out a jubie!! that wa u be.

  • MC (10/04/2014, 00:30) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    Do not blast the police about being late. The onlookers were so busy looking news that they called the police ten minutes after the accident occurred and they arrive five minutes after the call.
  • just asking (10/04/2014, 00:56) Like (10) Dislike (5) Reply
    where is the hospital the NDP promised
    • DON Q (10/04/2014, 07:02) Like (14) Dislike (2) Reply
      It will never come because they took the money and build a park!
    • vg people (10/04/2014, 09:15) Like (8) Dislike (3) Reply
      Where is the one VIP clear off the spot for 10 times?
    • rr (10/04/2014, 09:49) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
      For God's sake is everything political? Seen as it seems it always is, can i ask a question? Who is the Minister responsible for that district? How long was he representing that district? What was his former position apart from being the Minister for that district? Im not one for all the bs associated for politics, but why point fingers at one party when the other was at the helm for such a long time, with the same cries and concerns and nothing was done? Im yet again lost.
  • Sparrow (10/04/2014, 06:34) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Another accident. When will these young people learn from others mistakes. The traffic department and the police need to hold seminars for these young people and teach them road safety when using these bikes. A motorcycle is a vehicle and must be treated as such. Just as other motor vehicle drivers required testing before obtaining a driver's license, motorcycle riders must go through the same procedures to obtain a license for riding a bike.
  • humm (10/04/2014, 07:20) Like (17) Dislike (4) Reply
    As far as I know vg vote Vip and not ndp. U guys should have a hospital a long time ago under the vip government.
  • Me Too (10/04/2014, 07:25) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    When driving i am sooo scared when i see those guys riding these bikes recklessly through traffic like their bodies make of rubber. Time to have something done to help protect the lives of these youths,( they are riding too crazy), and other drivers from unnecessary problems. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE.
  • Abby (10/04/2014, 08:47) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    WTF! Every damn day I see these people riding with no helmets or body pads, weaving in and out of traffic, speeding and you try and tell me the police cannot see this? I AM OUTRAGED!!!!!!! Nothing is being done at all!!!
    • Gwen (10/04/2014, 19:01) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      Today, right at the East End Police station a young guy sped past without helmet or regard for the stop sign there. No cops, no sign of cops, where are the cops? WTF? They are not even doing foot patrol. What I did see at fine food was a police officer getting out of a car with her grand baby while still in uniform. Was she on or off duty???? Doesn't matter because she wouldn't care.
  • Big T (10/04/2014, 09:08) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    All the district have some one representing them except the 9th district they are in the stone age I guess when one of those big man in the government fall sick in vg or die god forbid only then they would see the value of a mini hospital
  • Apollo (10/04/2014, 09:50) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    Government is taking money and spending on all kinds of unnecessary things. Ask first if the Police Department, and the Fire Department Officers are equipped with first response survival kits, and is there a trained unit in each department? BVI is behind the eighth ball when it comes to doing what is more important. We don't have Leaders with vision. We just have a bunch of greedy, selfish and self centered bandits at the helm.
  • T (10/04/2014, 09:52) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    "The accident allegedly occurred in the vicinity ‎of the Virgin Gorda Yacht Harbour, a stone’s throw away from the Virgin Gorda Fire Station."

    LOL @ "a stone's throw away"!!!! VINO, you are the best.
  • Well Well (10/04/2014, 10:04) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    He through and through the place with no lights no shirt just riding fast and reckless I saw when he pass me there by scotia bank I even turn around and watch he cut the lil speed bump by before nice guy when heard the lash I just say to myself I home souljah man okay and continue to go home
    • USS (10/04/2014, 10:38) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      I saw him too....recklessly speeding. No helmet, no shirt, no shoes. Despite everything, hope all is well with him. And he learns from this one!!!
  • ever best (10/04/2014, 11:22) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
    Thank god the bikers is from here...cuz down island can't done get cuss & he would a be wrong no MATTER what.
  • sweet love (10/04/2014, 11:44) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    I do hope he lean his lesson .... god give him a second change in life ...
  • sweet love (10/04/2014, 12:56) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    hi I put some thing up haven see it yet
  • da man (10/04/2014, 18:37) Like (8) Dislike (1) Reply
    no helmet.
    no shirt. no shoes . no sense
  • BVIslander (10/04/2014, 19:16) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Do the photos give you a feeling of safe driving, in a safe conveyance, and sensible performance on the road? The auto driver is at harm with these speeding "scooters" and their antics.......causing such hazzards.......
  • Angered cuz (10/04/2014, 21:24) Like (1) Dislike (5) Reply

    As usual these f..king critics want come on news site and drop the fallacious comments like they know what going on. Talking bout they were racin; were you racing with them? The young man was on his way home. In addition he was right but y'all so like to cast stone first all y'all want hear something and add on your 2 cents. A tourist drove into this mans lane and hit him yet y'all stay here and bash! F..k all of y'all s...t

  • gaza slim (11/04/2014, 10:22) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    i aint feel for he @ all who dont hear does feel .....i saw wen this accident happen i waslking along the side walk and i saw wen aother jeep stop he look back he had on no shirt no lights on the bike bammmmmmmm...while the lady was passin another park jeep....lata the afternoon i heard some other eye witness was telling another lady how he nearly knoc down a lady on the cross walk...who dont here does feel ....get well
  • movado (11/04/2014, 10:30) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    @ angered cuz no tourist didnt hit him was dark he had on no light no shirt and he was looking back 2 the other jeep that had to pull away from him......i saw everything...d lady did wat me and u would have done if a prk jeep blocking me from goin on my jouney and i was givin the ok to go.... keep calm
  • shame.... (11/04/2014, 10:57) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    I don't know any of the parties involved but everyone here seems to be blaming the scooter rider without knowing what actually happened. Common sense should make you ask why is the jeep on the wrong side of the road, but I guess gathering facts isn't as much fun as blind smack talking *smh*
  • Curious (11/04/2014, 11:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    ok maybe he was reckless or what ever but im curious to know from looking at the pictures was this vehicle parked on the wrong side of the road or was it driving on the wrong side of the road?
  • watcher (11/04/2014, 12:30) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    that boy peewee rides without shirt or lid at high speeds so this was bound to happen, he's lucky he's alive
  • christian in vg (11/04/2014, 14:52) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    me and my sons was walking along to go by the saucez restaurant i saw everything the lady is not to blame it show u if this lady was drivin with speed pewee or wat eva his name is wont be alive....all day he drivin like a mad man......doesnt matter if the jeep was on the wrong side of the road my point shirt no helmet no light i wonder if he had on shoes at all......right is right wrong is wrong hope he get well

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