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2 taken to hospital after boat ran ashore @ Peter Island

At least 2 persons were taken to hospital after a powerboat ran ashore at Peter Island on May 7, 2022. Photo: Team of Reporters
PETER ISLAND, VI- At least 2 persons were taken to hospital after a powerboat beached at Peter Island on May 7, 2022.

Unconfirmed reports are that the incident took place just around midnight. It is unclear where exactly the vessel was headed when it ran ashore.

Some five persons were reportedly on the boat named Malu and two were taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital by Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR).

At least one person, a female, reportedly suffered a neck injury.

13 Responses to “2 taken to hospital after boat ran ashore @ Peter Island”

  • drunk and disorderly the capt should be in custody (17/05/2022, 10:51) Like (5) Dislike (6) Reply
    Lets hope that alcohol wasn't the culprit
    • Jonny (17/05/2022, 11:50) Like (19) Dislike (1) Reply
      I know the captain of this boat very well, my family and I use him for water taxis all the time. He is extremely professional and takes safety very seriously, he gives safety briefings every time we get on the boat even though we’ve been out with him before. We’ve also never seen him drink. It’s sad to see that there was an accident but it must have been just that, an accident. I hope everyone on board is ok.
      • ok ok (17/05/2022, 13:40) Like (0) Dislike (3) Reply

        Yes he's a great guy but that thing called r**

      • Hey Jonny (18/05/2022, 05:32) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
        Kind words, but he was captain of the boat, was he not? Peter Island is big, and he would have had to be going at some speed to end up high and dry as shown in photo.
        Also, accident took place May 7 but it took 10 days to report. Wonder why.
    • Capt glenn (19/05/2022, 18:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      This Captain is professional, known him for years, never seen him drinking and running boat.
  • WOW (17/05/2022, 10:51) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    High and dry
  • Madussa (17/05/2022, 10:55) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    Why were they out there that time of night when visibility is very low? Hope they are OK.
  • Date (17/05/2022, 11:23) Like (21) Dislike (3) Reply
    Today is May 17 I guess this is some really really old news !!
    • @Date (17/05/2022, 12:23) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
      Nah. The media has been too busy reporting on Fahie Boy & Friends to report on incidents like this!
  • ... (17/05/2022, 11:48) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Lucky they didnt go flying.
  • Why Now (17/05/2022, 12:44) Like (9) Dislike (2) Reply
    Why is this relevant news 10 days after the event? There's PLENTY of other more news-worthy stories happening in the BVI right now.
  • Sea man... (17/05/2022, 17:26) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Really?? Only now? Dats old news day happen 2weeks niw!!


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