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A near miss with death!

April 20th, 2012 | Tags: Accident driver Lee Road tire exploded
The accident occurred around 11:45 a.m. on April 17, 2012. Photo: submitted
SPANISH TOWN, Virgin Gorda, VI – A driver escaped serious injuries after his vehicle’s front left tire exploded, making him lose control and ran into a tree on Tuesday April 17, 2012 on Lee Road, Virgin Gorda (VG).

According to Diane Drayton, the Police Public Relations Officer, the one vehicular accident happened around 11:45 a.m. in the vicinity of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) campus on the island.

She disclosed that the driver had complained of head and chest pains, which prompted officers to take him to the Iris O’Neal Clinic. But he was later transported to Peebles Hospital, and released the following day – April 18, 2012.

The driver’s license and insurance were updated, Drayton added.

5 Responses to “A near miss with death!”

  • egg face (20/04/2012, 18:07) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    too much accident deman
  • vg massive (20/04/2012, 18:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    how can you get in an accident at that location deman?????...there is a slight curve in the road that is all...look like we need a speed bump
  • millionare road (20/04/2012, 20:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    All I have to say is, this is a leap year and mad stuff goin happen
  • driving school (21/04/2012, 00:00) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    This driver has a lot to thank god for as I have gotten to a point where I am absolutely tired of hearing about these frequent accidents. Last weekend alone on Tortola I heard the emergency vehicles at least three times in one day!!!!Mark look into these roads bossman


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