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Driver miraculously escapes injury in accident West End

The vehicle involved in the accident at West End today, January 16, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
From all indications, the accident involved a lone motor vehicle. Photo: Team of Reporters
From all indications, the accident involved a lone motor vehicle. Photo: Team of Reporters
The driver of the vehicle that miraculously escaped without a scratch in an accident at West End, Tortola today, January 16, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
The driver of the vehicle that miraculously escaped without a scratch in an accident at West End, Tortola today, January 16, 2017. Photo: Team of Reporters
WEST END, Tortola, VI- A driver miraculously escaped without a scratch even though his vehicle was nearly mangled in an accident near the West End Police Station, on the main island of Tortola, moments ago, January 16, 2017.

It is not clear at this time the circumstances surrounding the mishap, but the vehicle involved reportedly toppled.

The lone person in the vehicle received no injuries; however, the automobile was badly damaged.

More details to follow.

Only yesterday, January 15, 2017, seven persons, including four tourists, were taken to Peebles Hospital following a collision between a small bus and an SUV in the Slaney area.

21 Responses to “Driver miraculously escapes injury in accident West End”

  • cant drive (16/01/2017, 14:40) Like (11) Dislike (13) Reply
    more to come! looking at the crystal ball
    • Inez (16/01/2017, 18:26) Like (18) Dislike (1) Reply
      Seems they are always rushing as if they have a death wish. Just hope they don't take innocent drivers with them. I swear, I am dodging cars and trucks daily who are racing, passing on a curve or passing and having to duck back in front of me because of oncoming cars. This guy was lucky this time.
      • Walker (16/01/2017, 18:46) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
        I agree. Thank God I was not walking then. I walk there frequently. Drivers, please drive sensibly and don't run me over, because I have my five chilren to live for.
  • YOLO (16/01/2017, 14:42) Like (6) Dislike (3) Reply
    Drag race time
  • vi (16/01/2017, 15:25) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
    They need to slow the hell down. Cars/jeeps were nit made to fly
    • DON Q (16/01/2017, 21:45) Like (6) Dislike (0) Reply
      Of course, we know that speeding and crazy overtaking is the “normal” modus operandi on BVI ROADS
  • .... (16/01/2017, 15:44) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    Wow everyday it's something
  • Local (16/01/2017, 15:44) Like (16) Dislike (1) Reply
    People drive too damn fast in that area. The speed limit is 20, not 60!!!! SLOW DOWN before someone dies!
    • Sherry (16/01/2017, 19:15) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
      that stretch of road is dangerous! people racing to the ferry or just speeding for fun. Add to that stupid passing and you have a disaster. That is the place for a small speed bump. It is obvious that these small economy cars are not built for this kind of driving. They are too narrow and small. It is hard to get a car flipped without speed. Stop it!
  • Spy (16/01/2017, 15:52) Like (8) Dislike (2) Reply
    This is truly a miracle he is still wearing his hat. Good to know that the territory and his relatives avoided another dark day.
  • blessings (16/01/2017, 16:20) Like (5) Dislike (0) Reply
    It's not yo time boss. Count your blessing.
  • de silent one (16/01/2017, 19:28) Like (12) Dislike (0) Reply
    He need to be charge for dangerous driving, and without having any consideration for other persons using that road during those hours. He almost cause the death of innocent people today in what would have been a head on collision.
    • if you saw something... (17/01/2017, 10:24) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
      pls call me in confidence, I am his employer 542 8774
  • Hey man (16/01/2017, 20:26) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Smack in the vicinity of the police station and also in the vicinity of the home.of the district rep drivers customarily exceed the speed limit with no concern which says plenty about the lack of effective policing and respect..
  • mother hen (16/01/2017, 21:27) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    the government should state its plans for improving the island’s roads
  • one eye (16/01/2017, 21:44) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    This incident highlights a growing concern I have had in recent years about the careless way in which many of these young people drive!
  • Yeah yeah (16/01/2017, 22:28) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
    Drive like lightning, crash like thunder.....
  • Distractions (17/01/2017, 09:53) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Aerodynamics tells us there are Air Pockets in the Atmosphere when the plane is flying through them notice what happens. Well those same Air Pockets exists on Ground Level as well when you drive into them at an accelerated velocity this can actually flip your vehicle or temporarily black out your conscious for a couple seconds......
  • go fast (19/01/2017, 07:37) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    The faster you go the harder you crash

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