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Baby & parents escape serious injuries after vehicle topples on Fort Hill

January 24th, 2017 | Tags: Accident Fort Hill baby minor injuries car flips
The flipped vehicle on Fort Hill this afternoon, January 24, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
A baby that was in the vehicle was unhurt while the parents reportedly received minor injuries. Photo: Team of Reporters
A baby that was in the vehicle was unhurt while the parents reportedly received minor injuries. Photo: Team of Reporters
FORT HILL, Tortola, VI- A family of three, including a baby, reportedly escaped serious injuries after the vehicle they were in turned turtle on Fort Hill, Tortola this afternoon, January 24, 2017.

According to reports reaching our newsroom, the vehicle started rolling backwards downhill before flipping.

The parents of the child reportedly sustained minor bruises while the baby was apparently unharmed.

The incident took place around 5:30P.M.

More details to follow.

12 Responses to “Baby & parents escape serious injuries after vehicle topples on Fort Hill”

  • Xxx (24/01/2017, 20:19) Like (6) Dislike (34) Reply
    oh bouy the NDP obeah too much jubie loose in the place
  • the real dog (24/01/2017, 20:23) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    oh no i know the owner of that suv
  • Nobody (24/01/2017, 20:25) Like (11) Dislike (1) Reply
    thank God they ok
  • Spy (24/01/2017, 21:03) Like (1) Dislike (7) Reply
    How these things happening
  • faith (24/01/2017, 21:49) Like (19) Dislike (4) Reply
    Blessed family. When Jesus says yes nobody can say no!
  • bad (25/01/2017, 06:50) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Xxx U R the devi
  • Really??!! (25/01/2017, 09:30) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    I am happy that the persons who were in this accident are OK. I drive up and down this hill everyday, it could be tricky (although I'm not sure what happened to cause this accident).

    On another note, I implore every parent/guardian to buckle up your child/children when driving. I often see parents/guardians driving around well buckled in but your child/children (toddlers most of the times too) in the back free as a bird (sometimes head, hands and all manner of evil outside). Just think what would happen if an accident happens and they're not buckled in. Even if you can't afford a car seat, at least let them sit back in their seat until you get to your destination. Stay Safe Everyone!!
  • Distractions (25/01/2017, 10:44) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    What should be investigated is how does a Fairly New Vehicle loose power while in full acceleration....
    Was this the fault of the manufacturer of the Vehicle or the fault of the Driver which seems improbable .
    • Mr Shovels (25/01/2017, 13:33) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
      A 14 year old car isn't exactly "fairly new". Based on the underside its been leaking fluids for a while which could be from a lack of proper maintenance on the owner's part. So no, its not "improbable" that its the fault of the owner
  • concern (25/01/2017, 11:28) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    Glad the baby is ok, I will assume he or she was securely in a car seat... god is good

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