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Car topples @ West End

- police investigating
Police are investigating an accident at West End, Tortola, today, September 8, 2020.Photo: Team of Reporters
WEST END, Tortola, VI- Reports just reaching Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) indicate that there has been a vehicular accident at West End, Tortola, in which a car has toppled.

It is unclear whether there have been any serious injuries; however, an ambulance was summoned to the scene.

A photo of the accident scene sent to our newsroom shows an overturned car on the road.

Police have confirmed the accident.

"I can confirm reports received about an accident in the West End area after 2 pm, September 8. Details surrounding the accident are unclear. Investigations are ongoing," Police Information Officer, Akia L. Thomas stated.

It is unclear if another vehicle was involved.

21 Responses to “Car topples @ West End”

  • robocop (08/09/2020, 15:41) Like (28) Dislike (2) Reply
    I hope the occupants of the car are not badly hurt but you do have to question what they were doing to end up flipping the car like that. That kind of thing does not tend to happen when you are driving safely to the speed limits
    • Fran (09/09/2020, 10:21) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      Something was in the air yesterday. I couldn't wait to get home. This was about 0930 hours, early in the day. For some reason people were driving very fast and coming around corners at a high rate of speed, making me believe we would have a head on crash. This happened as I was coming from Pockwood Pond to go east. One car came from behind 2 cars to pass, including my car, only to turn off the road dead in front of me. If he would have just stayed behind us, he would have gotten to his entrance 5 seconds after us. Still scratching my head on that one. I am not surprised to see this car upside down, like I said "Something was in the air". People were driving reckless.
  • Nice (08/09/2020, 16:00) Like (19) Dislike (0) Reply
    Just trying to beat the clock that all
  • Expatriados (08/09/2020, 16:23) Like (5) Dislike (11) Reply

    Au***n James charge 3000 iUS to bring people to the island he tiffs me 3000 to bring my cousin and no answer the phone I call police and labor department and this people ignore me

    • @ Expatriados (08/09/2020, 17:41) Like (11) Dislike (3) Reply
      Our borders are closed and you should go through the right channels to enter legally.
    • wow (09/09/2020, 06:30) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
      He should charge you more and throw way the sim card.. Stop bringing your People into the Territory Illegally. I hope Immigration track you down and charge you in human trafficking..
    • LCS (09/09/2020, 13:18) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
      Too bad for you. What you did is wrong.
    • wise up (12/09/2020, 20:29) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      You called the police to complain that someone took $3,000 from you to bring (aka ‘illegally smuggle’) your cousin to the island they didn’t do it?!?
      You should have been arrested, not them. You fool!
  • After curfew (08/09/2020, 17:13) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    good lord punishes quickly..
  • clown (08/09/2020, 17:49) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Gah be some speed clown
  • Urgent (08/09/2020, 17:51) Like (2) Dislike (6) Reply
    kye, andrew and fraser need to install guard rails from havers straight down to west end
    • WHAT!!! (08/09/2020, 21:38) Like (11) Dislike (2) Reply
      No guard rails needed people just need to drive properly and not speed unles it was a “vehicle malfunction”!!!
      • THINK! (09/09/2020, 15:03) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
        Remember somebody else driving crazy and the guard rail might save you and your families life, would be nice to have the reflectors put back down from Duff Bottom to West End.
  • curfew enforced? (08/09/2020, 18:39) Like (21) Dislike (2) Reply
    Wow look like quite a crowd for 2pm and hour after curfew. Is this curfew enforced or can I stay out a few more hours rest of this week? Going home for 1pm is getting boring.
    • @curfew enforced (08/09/2020, 21:12) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
      A car just flipped, driver trapped. Persons too pass and not offer assistance. Tortola people are so unbelievable. Sure it was the person family and persons to offer assistance.
  • Hmmmm (09/09/2020, 05:12) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
    Strange things usually happen on West end Road. I can recall a pick up back then did the same thing,, 1 of the 2 passengers died, the surviving passenger said he saw someone suddenly appear in the middle of the road, in trying to avoid that someone which turns out to be not rrally someone but someone's spirit, the vehicle toppled.. " The dead passenger was my friend"...It happen more than ones in a period of one month...So be very careful when travelling west end road,,
    • the rock (09/09/2020, 17:15) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Said its a female family member that land was stolen from her in that arei her spirit did not rest I peace
  • Yes (09/09/2020, 11:26) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    At least three persons died around that same corner.
    • Ghostbusters (09/09/2020, 13:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      Then it’s time to install a series of cameras above the road..
  • Me (09/09/2020, 13:45) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    2pm? Why was that person on the road and speeding????
  • FYI (11/09/2020, 06:26) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    It was a little after 1pm not after 2. So possibly curfew related to get home.

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