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February 21st, 2024
School children reportedly injured in accident near Long Look

LONG LOOK, Tortola, VI- At least 3 school children were taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital via ambulance following an accident involving a school bus near Long Look on Tortola this morning, Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

December 6th, 2023
UPDATE: Tourist pulled from water @ Beef Island dies

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The elderly female tourist who was rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital after encountering difficulties while in the water at Long Bay, Beef Island this morning, Wednesday, December 6, 2023, has passed.

November 22nd, 2023
Tourist rushed to hospital after encountering difficulties @ Smugglers Cove

SMUGGLERS COVE, Tortola, VI- A male cruise ship tourist was reportedly pulled from the water at Smugglers Cove on Tortola and rushed to Dr. Orlando Smith Hospital today, November 22, 2023.

October 24th, 2023
One injured in lone-vehicle accident on James Walter Francis Drive

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A male has been taken to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital following a lone-vehicle accident on the James Walter Francis Drive dual carriageway this evening, Tuesday, October 24, 2023.

September 7th, 2023
Bodies still being transported from St. Croix to STT for autopsies in USVI

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Lawmakers in the USV learned during Wednesday’s September 6, 2023, Committee on Budget, Appropriations and Finance meeting that bodies from St. Croix are still being transported to St. Thomas for autopsies due to inadequate staffing.

June 10th, 2023
Food poisoning suspected as Senator Blyden admitted to hospital

VI CONSORTIUM

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI - Senator Marvin A. Blyden was admitted to the Schneider Regional Medical Center on Friday morning, June 9, 2023, following a suspected case of food poisoning, according to a statement from Mr. Blyden's statement.

January 13th, 2023
Motor scooter rider seriously injured in accident @ Slaney

SLANEY, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that a motor scooter rider was reportedly seriously injured in an accident at Slaney, on Tortola today, Friday, January 13, 2023.

July 3rd, 2022
HMP inmate Jose Almestica reportedly stabbed

BALSAM GHUT, Tortola, VI- Word just reaching our newsroom is that inmate at Her Majesty's Prison in Balsam Ghut Jose Almestica has been rushed to Dr D. Orlando Smith Hospital with stab wounds.

April 11th, 2022
Woman attacked by dog near bank in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- There have been reports of dog attacks in the Virgin Islands happening mostly in residential areas; however, a recent dog attack allegedly occurred in a busy commercial area of Road Town, the capital city.

January 30th, 2022
Scooter rider reportedly ‘critical’ after second accident in 2 years

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Scooter rider Kawa G. Williams has reportedly been left in a critical yet stable condition after what is now his second major scooter accident within two years.

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