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Vehicles collide near Bobby’s Supermarket

The car involved in the accident on DeCastro Street today, January 19, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police and onlookers at the scene of the accident on DeCastro Street on January 19, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
Police and onlookers at the scene of the accident on DeCastro Street on January 19, 2020. Photo: Team of Reporters
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A car attempting to enter DeCastro Street, in Road Town, from the parking lot of Bobby’s Supermarket was reportedly hit by a Jeep Wrangler heading in the direction of the Roundabout earlier today, January 19, 2020.

There were no reports of injuries.

According to information reaching our newsroom, the Jeep was proceeding from the direction of Scotiabank when it slammed into the car that was proceeding into De Castro Street.

The car sustained most of the damages, according to reports.

Police were summoned to the scene.

25 Responses to “Vehicles collide near Bobby’s Supermarket”

  • Wow (19/01/2020, 22:19) Like (7) Dislike (19) Reply
    • @wow (20/01/2020, 07:44) Like (13) Dislike (14) Reply
      Something gotta be wrong with you. Right hand drive is what BVI supposed to be using. This the only country in the world that drive on the left with a left hand drive. You trynna make dysfunctional normal, but it's not!! They need to correct this.
      • Hmm (20/01/2020, 14:13) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
        No we are not the only island driving left hand on the left. Travel some more.
      • @wow (20/01/2020, 18:16) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        I guess you never went St. Thomas.
      • Hmmmm (21/01/2020, 10:11) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
        And this is the problem. When in Rome do as the f$233 Romans do. Do any of us go other islands and demand that left hand rive vehicles be used? No. Number one, we ain't going no where to spend EC$. Number two, we gonna fix it alright. Statistic speak for themselves. The more you all bring them, the more accidents you'll have and the faster we can bann them once and for all. This tactic of trying the flood the island with them, will not work. The 25% is not as dumb as you think they are.
    • Drive alive (20/01/2020, 08:31) Like (14) Dislike (15) Reply
      You muppet, right hand drive cars are what you're supposed to drive when you drive on the left hand side of the road. Why don't you idiots get this!!!
    • OMG (20/01/2020, 08:35) Like (12) Dislike (6) Reply
      shut the hell up.... we supposed to be driving right hand drive car base on our traffic. such a dumb ass.
    • Hmmm (20/01/2020, 11:30) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
      What do you smoke daily?
  • Not2Sure (19/01/2020, 22:40) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
    They always in a hurry
  • Michael Helm (19/01/2020, 22:54) Like (1) Dislike (7) Reply
    Both seem in the wrong
    • Guest (20/01/2020, 07:03) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
      Based on your comment you should have your drivers license revoked........the driver entering he main road must do so only when it is safe to do so. This is not a hard case and if you don’t understand even that you should not be on the road.
  • buddeh (20/01/2020, 01:03) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
  • Huh? (20/01/2020, 06:29) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    Where is the jeep?
  • Caffuffle (20/01/2020, 07:14) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    The JEEP has the right of way, so obviously it would slam into anything that doesn’t ensure the road is clear before coming into oncoming traffic. I suppose a belonger scooter rider wrote this article.
  • tola (20/01/2020, 07:40) Like (3) Dislike (9) Reply
    Right hand drive are really suppose to be in vi cause we drive on the left to see opposite direction when overtaking
  • Diaspora (20/01/2020, 07:50) Like (10) Dislike (1) Reply
    The VI probably has more preventable accidents per capita in the world than any other place, causing avoidable personal injuries, property damages, lack of vehicle use/inconveniences and increased insurance cost. Now what is the speed limit in the area? The apparent damages give the impression that one or the other of the motorists may have speeding. The rate of speed on our roads should be commensurate with the conditions on the ground. Speeding in this location is reckless. Speed limits are set for a reason, ie, safety.......etc. Slow down, be safe, avoid property damages to other people’s property, injuring others and stay alive and healthy.
  • Well Sa! (20/01/2020, 09:27) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
    Left hand drive vehicle have been driven in the BVI for years, never saw the kind of senseless accidents occurring like we do today. What I notice persons that drive these right drive vehicles drive in the middle of the road, there tire is over on the next lane, on the highway and I try to figure out why?? I try to avoid driving close to them
  • Free Willie (20/01/2020, 09:32) Like (18) Dislike (2) Reply
    The argument about right hand drive should be used because we are driving on the left is so lame. The only reason why this argument is put forward is for the purpose of overtaking and nothing else. But do we have to overtake? I have driven both right hand drive and left hand drive and personally driving the left hand drive give me a better judgment of the road, it give me the ability to keep dead left. The right hand drive makes me drive more in the center of the road because I don’t have a good judgement of the left side. I presently drive a left hand drive and when I overtake I do so when it is gives me a clear view of the oncoming traffic. Right hand drive can never be the perfect vehicle for these roads.
    • @ Free Willie (20/01/2020, 10:22) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      Thank you.
    • Hmm (20/01/2020, 19:35) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You should drive closer to the center so as to avoid hitting pedestrian on the left.:) any why does right hand vehicles not the perfect vehicles for these road may i ask.
  • old (20/01/2020, 10:38) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    In Road Town we drive to fast look at that car, to fast.right or left to fast
  • nonsense (20/01/2020, 10:38) Like (12) Dislike (2) Reply
    I just don't get it why do we have to alway accommodate everybody else, In the BVI persons have been driving on the Left from time I know my self living in the BVI. Why is the Government allowing Righ hand Vehicles in the territory. all it is is a bunch of confusion for motorists. The person driving these right hand vehicle never on their side, and if im not mistaken majority of accidents now are due to right hand drivers. Please Please correct this matter stop the right hand vehicles from being imported please.
  • ON THE SCENE (20/01/2020, 11:00) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
    I was standing outside Bobbys when this accident happened. The jeep was coming up from Scotia Bank side and the man in the car saw her coming and was trying to speed out before she passed. His quest to get ahead of her did not work and as she approached him she even blew her horn as he was not in the road, the moment she was about to pass he speed out in the road hitting her on the side of her jeep. The man in this car was dead wrong, I saw that for myself. The jeep did not slam in to nothing the car hit the jeep on the side by the drivers side tire.
  • musa (20/01/2020, 21:11) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    The driver work. for Elton he need to learn to drive .

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