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Motor scooter rider injured following collision with taxi @ Pasea

February 27th, 2024 | Tags: Accident Pasea Motor Scooter rider injured ambulance
A rider of a motor scooter appeared to have suffered serious injuries after he was reportedly involved in a collision with a taxi in the vicinity of Delta Gas Station at Pasea this evening, February 27, 2024. Photo: Team of Reporters
PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A rider of a motor scooter appeared to have suffered serious injuries after he became involved in a collision with a taxi in the vicinity of Delta Gas Station at Pasea this evening, February 27, 2024.

Information reaching our News Centre is that the accident occurred after 7:00 PM.

It is unclear what exactly the circumstances were surrounding the collision, which took place on the eastbound carriageway of James Walter Francis Drive.

A pool of blood was observed on the scene of the accident.

The injured man was attended to by a female doctor before an ambulance arrived.

According to the taxi driver, the motor scooter came out of nowhere and hit his vehicle.

Police were on the scene conducting investigations and also had to calm down at least one person who was visibly upset and appeared to be displaying an aggressive attitude.

More details will be provided as they come in.

20 Responses to “Motor scooter rider injured following collision with taxi @ Pasea”

  • HMMM (27/02/2024, 21:04) Like (9) Dislike (14) Reply

    C**k grabing callwood would see them doing sh** but drive pass....

  • skuntington (27/02/2024, 22:17) Like (12) Dislike (3) Reply
    skin out! road rash will cool you out for a while
  • musa (28/02/2024, 05:51) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Sad news .wish u a fast recovery
  • oops (28/02/2024, 06:16) Like (26) Dislike (0) Reply
    So sad they dont sorry for their self
  • LEAVE THE YOUTHS ALONE (28/02/2024, 06:29) Like (92) Dislike (5) Reply
    Most ah dem is on Crack anyway , so talking to them is only going to get them annoyed and may result in the flexing off on you verbally or physically , so let them flex off themselves on the asphalt hopefully no innocent persons will hurt when they showing off their SKILLZ B4 TOUCH DOWN ( am sure the undertakers will be happy to give a decent send off on their final destination / for a small fee ????????
  • So Sad to hear.. (28/02/2024, 08:11) Like (34) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hope everyone involved is ok.. Now they are a few rude, careless, reckless, indiscipline riders thats giving the good responsible riders bad name.. Just yesterday one got arrested for riding through the exit at Pier park police simply talking to him and he want to fight the police...Most of these scooter riders are good respinsible people...Like they say, a few bad Banana spoiled the whole bunch..Please riders take you all time follow the rules and drivers pleases show respect to other road users..Lets reduce and stop these accidents
    • Native Senior Citizen of the British Virgin Islands (28/02/2024, 11:44) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ So Sad To Hear

      You should have said, most of these motorcycle and scooter riders are irresponsible people, instead.

      Get well soon, hopefully, young one.

      Young one, I do hope that from this experience, whether or not it is the Taxi driver or his, that knowledge of traffic Manuevering in traffic will greatly increase, better yet, keep off those things.

      Sad to say, but true, the local political VIP Administration, and some parents are partly to blame, others too.

    • Josiah's Bay (01/03/2024, 08:59) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
      @ So Sad to hear. I agree with you. All of these accidents are shortening these young people's life spans.
  • ccc (28/02/2024, 08:26) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    Let my people go
  • ON A SAD NOTE (28/02/2024, 08:29) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    • @ON A SAD NOTE (28/02/2024, 12:24) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      Cars get in ridiculously horrible accidents as well. Are we going to ban cars?? Sometimes it not even always the scooter riders fault when they get into an accident. Vehicle drivers also drive very recklessly. What I do suggest is that we put in place whatever may be needed to slow drivers of both scooters and cars down on the roads as speed is what causes life threatening accidents.
  • . (28/02/2024, 08:46) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    my god
  • round rock (28/02/2024, 09:18) Like (24) Dislike (5) Reply
    I am indeed sorry for the scooter rider who was involved in the accident. I hope if he recovers from his injuries, he will be able to testify how it all happened and encourage his peers to be careful when riding on the road. Some of these riders are riding so fast that they cannot control the scooters in the event of an emergency. I want to urge them to ride with care to reach their destinations safely. I know that if some of them read this article, they will not appreciate these comments. However, parents, please encourage your children to be very courteous to other road users because if they don't have money to pay their expenses, you will have to foot the bill for your children. Time will tell.
  • Linda (28/02/2024, 09:56) Like (18) Dislike (0) Reply
    Since Monday the scooter drivers have been driving very recklessly with a passenger on the back of the scooter, in and out of traffic. I was waiting for the traffic light when they came so close they almost touched my mirror and went through the red light. They have been regularly zipping in and out in front of vehicles scaring the daylights out of us. Cars stopped to allow pedestrians to cross the street and a scooter passed all of the stopped cars and almost hit the pedestrians, who had to stop midway crossing the street. This lawlessness has to stop!
  • Real Macoy (28/02/2024, 11:04) Like (20) Dislike (1) Reply
    How does ne get a scooter license?
    I hope the government have road test for them just like they do for the vehicles.
    Maybe not. That's why those youths are not familiar with traffic rules, and will always get in an accident. Some of them over take you without blowing their horns, some of them also overtake you on the illegal side and they also quickly cut you off at times if you are in front of them and you are about to make a turn.
    They need to have a written and a road test to become very familiar with a number of traffic laws.
  • eh (28/02/2024, 12:03) Like (6) Dislike (1) Reply
    Taxi and Scooters both like to drive however
    park where them want
    and stop anywhere them man.

    so good luck to both of them i guess
  • Endtimes (28/02/2024, 12:45) Like (3) Dislike (1) Reply
    The government is turning a blind eye to this situation until one of their own relatives get killed or seriously injured. What is stopping them from putting laws in place to curb this reckless driving amongst these scoter riders???
  • more (28/02/2024, 13:11) Like (0) Dislike (4) Reply
    Those scooter drivers goes in and out passing cars like they own the street. When they get into an accident they deserve it. Government need to band them off the island. They will be picking them up one by one weekly on the island. More accidents will be coming daily.
  • The boys got skills (28/02/2024, 15:20) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    they even using their cell phones I almost got tun down by one when I was wal
    king over the cross walk by Vanderpool the traffic hafmd stopped for me to cross and the youth was on his phone , I don't think he had seen me I had to run out the way as he continued up to the roundabout still on his phone like he didn't almost run me down and kept going

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