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Driver allegedly flees scene of 3-vehicle accident on Ridge Road

One of the vehicles involved in the accident on the Ridge Road on June 4, 2022. Photo: Team of Reporters
Two of the vehicles involved in the accident on the Ridge Road on June 4, 2022. Photo: Team of Reporters
Two of the vehicles involved in the accident on the Ridge Road on June 4, 2022. Photo: Team of Reporters
HOPE HILL, Tortola, VI- Information reaching our news centre is that there was a 3-vehicle accident on Ridge Road on June 4, 2022, and one of the drivers involved allegedly fled the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the mishap are unclear; however, one of the vehicles was left on its side and two other vehicles (SUVs) with damages.

Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that one of the drivers, said to be for a Kia Soul rental involved, fled the scene.

The accident reportedly took place around 4:00pm.

It is unclear if anyone was seriously injured or had to be taken to hospital.

17 Responses to “Driver allegedly flees scene of 3-vehicle accident on Ridge Road”

  • one eye (06/06/2022, 10:27) Like (24) Dislike (1) Reply
    Too much speeding going no where
  • its (06/06/2022, 10:36) Like (9) Dislike (8) Reply
    It,s simple,drive from west end to town in morning.they all want to be 1st ,dangerous and ridiculous.
    • c (06/06/2022, 10:46) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
      Too many people think they’ve been appointed road monitor though. From the sea you can see one car backing up 25 an no car in sight in front of them.
  • PASSENGER (06/06/2022, 10:41) Like (24) Dislike (1) Reply
    Have traveled on the Ridge Road several times over the past week. It seems people are in such a rush these days, and aggressively driving these (in certain areas) treacherous roads and intersections, with little regard to safety.
  • Just saying (06/06/2022, 10:49) Like (23) Dislike (0) Reply
    People drive those Kia Souls like maniacs, weaving in and out of traffic. Kia A*S Souls...
  • Bitter (06/06/2022, 11:08) Like (2) Dislike (11) Reply
    Cast obeah on his ram!
  • DEDE (06/06/2022, 11:16) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    I have a sneaky feeling the fleeing driver should not be driving that vehicle.
  • No Regards (06/06/2022, 11:29) Like (11) Dislike (0) Reply
    I have experienced people overtaking on roads where there is no road to pull off, on corners were the risk of collision is high and in areas where there is a crosswalk or a high presence of pedestrians.
  • Check the rental (06/06/2022, 11:48) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    There are always drivers in the middle of the road in this location because an area of the road is dug up and in bad condition. Drivers swerve often and you have to dodge a lot of the time them avoiding the potholes in the roads. There are a number of road areas that need to be addressed so please drive with caution and consider others using the roads to walk, ride and drive. As for the driver that fled the scene more or likely might not have been driving legally or was up to something illegally.
  • Road Monitor (06/06/2022, 14:29) Like (7) Dislike (0) Reply
    Thanks to all the drivers following me at 10-20mph on Tortola's really bad roads and getting to their destinations safely. Remember to slow way down for sleeping policemen, blind curves, bicyclists, pedestrians on the road, villages, road construction, holes in the road, unpaved roads, darkness, rain, water on the road, vehicle accidents, road maintenance crews, electrical maintenance crews, derelict vehicles near the road, any live animal in or near the road, vehicles parked on the road, etc.

    Once there are 10 vehicles closely following my safe speed vehicle then no more passing, including motorcycles!
  • testing 123 (06/06/2022, 14:56) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    call the police department or write the police department…….no law enforcement police can be found at anytime on public roadways tortola is now a lawless place the amount of uninsured drivers-unlicensed drivers-beat up vehicles is mind blowing…… what is the commissioner doing
  • NezRez (06/06/2022, 15:28) Like (12) Dislike (1) Reply
    The car rental know who rented their car. Just a matter of time to catch this IDIOT who left the scene.
  • vi (06/06/2022, 16:31) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
    No drivers license
  • Motorist (06/06/2022, 17:31) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    The accident took place about 615. $ pm I was still in my bed and I was involved in the accident at 615pm.
  • Rubber Duck (06/06/2022, 19:17) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    It’s that same illegal jamdown living fat hogs bay in second apartment alway driving like them own the road.
  • BuzzBvi (07/06/2022, 04:04) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    Scooter riders moving on to cars!!
  • Rename (07/06/2022, 09:30) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    They need to rename those cars to “Kia R Sole”. Always soul drivers whizzing around like lunatics.

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