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Driver loses control, Jeep crashes into old wind mill

The driver said he experienced difficulties with his vehicle. Photo: Aneka Edwards/VINO
No one was injured in the accident. Photo: VINO
No one was injured in the accident. Photo: VINO
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – This evening April 28, 2012 sometime after 9 p.m., a jeep coming from Road Town lost control and ran into the old wind mill in the vicinity of the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College but no one was injured.

When Virgin Islands News Online arrived at the scene, Police were still there and confirmed to this news site that the driver said he experienced some mechanical difficulties.

The mill, which was used in the "old days" to pump water, was smashed into pieces.

Workers from the BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) was on the scene as well to remove some of the debris that were strewn around the accident site.

14 Responses to “Driver loses control, Jeep crashes into old wind mill”

  • tola girl (28/04/2012, 23:33) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Gosh what is going on in the bvi with these accidents?
    • answer (29/04/2012, 05:51) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      too many idiots are behind the wheel - thats whats going on
      • positive vision (29/04/2012, 11:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        i think idiots are the ones who dont read to understand how things happened and run there mouth calling people idiots on the road.mechanical problem while driving,next to sailing ,flying or even yourself health wise.
        • answer (30/04/2012, 06:19) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          I stand by my statement but also add that too many idiots believe what they read. The driver should be able to easily prove if there was a mechanical error - but i would bet my last dollar that when it goes to the garage apart from dents they will find no mechanical error. Idiots!
          • LOOKING FOR ATTENTION (30/04/2012, 14:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
            you looking talk but talk aint going bring talk on vino
    • wow (29/04/2012, 07:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      boy u in trouble those ancestors going to give u a beating for destroyin their history
  • Migoman (29/04/2012, 00:04) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    That Fool gone and knock down that historic windmill
    • histoy teacher (29/04/2012, 10:31) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      what historic windmill??? where the hell is the history written? suckteeth
      • Guest (29/04/2012, 11:23) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
        Use a toothbrush and clean your teeth and you won't have to suckteeth, you nasty SOB.....
        • up with the win (29/04/2012, 21:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
          for real hwo deed drcking people trying to discard we history??? restore this wind mill please!!!
  • oh boy (29/04/2012, 00:45) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    another one bites the dust in an accident
  • village ram (29/04/2012, 07:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Something seems to be wrong with that college road area....seems to be curst

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