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UPDATE: Man succumbs to injuries in Fahie Hill accident

The scene of the horrific accident at Fahie Hill, Tortola today, August 5, 2019. Photo: Team of Reporters
The scene of the horrific accident at Fahie Hill, Tortola today, August 5, 2019. Photo: Team of Reporters
The scene of the horrific accident at Fahie Hill, Tortola today, August 5, 2019. Photo: Team of Reporters
The scene of the horrific accident at Fahie Hill, Tortola today, August 5, 2019. Photo: Team of Reporters
The scene of the horrific accident at Fahie Hill, Tortola today, August 5, 2019. Photo: Team of Reporters
FAHIE HILL, Tortola, VI- The man who was listed as critical following a horrific accident on Fahie Hill, Tortola, this morning, August 5, 2019, has succumbed to his injuries at Peebles Hospital.

Police have not yet released the name of the deceased but according to reports reaching our newsroom, the man is said to be 22 years of age and reportedly from Anegada.

Police have since confirmed the fatality.

"I can confirm that there was an accident at Fahie Hill earlier today. One person was taken to Peebles Hospital and subsequently died. Investigations are ongoing," Police Information Officer Akia L. Thomas told our newsroom.

A senior police rank also said it is too early to state what happened.

"Specialist officers are at the scene investigating," the officer said,

See previous story published August 5, 2019

One critical after SUV ploughs into guard rail on Fahie Hill

At least one person is said to be in critical condition after an SUV ploughed into a guard rail on Fahie Hill, Tortola this morning, August 5, 2019.

It is unclear at this time what caused the vehicle to run off the road. The accident occurred sometime after 10:00am.

The injured was rushed to Peebles Hospital.

Police are on the scene.

More details to follow.

24 Responses to “UPDATE: Man succumbs to injuries in Fahie Hill accident”

  • wize up (05/08/2019, 12:16) Like (13) Dislike (6) Reply
    please drive slower
  • Ionh (05/08/2019, 12:21) Like (9) Dislike (1) Reply
    Ooh not a good start to the big day
  • ? (05/08/2019, 13:35) Like (3) Dislike (21) Reply
    Which hill is Fahie. Does anyone publish a map based on names of locations. Looks serious. Hope,they are OK
    • @ ? (05/08/2019, 14:14) Like (10) Dislike (0) Reply
      Why don’t you google it.
    • ? (05/08/2019, 15:06) Like (7) Dislike (24) Reply
      I did but I asked for a map,of the BVI with names apparently Fahie is by the mural,wall. A lot of us expats do not know the locations though we,have lived here 20+yrs.
      • wize up (05/08/2019, 16:59) Like (12) Dislike (35) Reply
        @ ?: thats why it is important to give fast track applicants test because u up in here for 25 years on have no clue(where is money gram!!!) talk dat
        • ? (05/08/2019, 17:36) Like (29) Dislike (7) Reply
          Sorry have no
          Need of money gram, from
          US own 2 business employ several
          "Belongers" rather doubt most "belongers can pass test required of us"
          Expats. But this is not where we should be debating this. Someone has passed I was only asking where the location was so sorry for this young mans family.
          • wize up (05/08/2019, 21:53) Like (3) Dislike (21) Reply
            @ ?: you have to thank a God for little BVI: but I thanks God for my heritage: so u know, my last grandson is 2 months of age already given his inheritance: none of my generation don’t need work from you(trust I an I on that) fore parents pave the way for us however more than likely you bought you way(keep the faith and no love!!!!
            • Outspoken (06/08/2019, 07:58) Like (31) Dislike (0) Reply
              @ wize up, this is over reach, the person was simply asking a question, yes he might live here for over 20 years but may not be familiar with the area in terms of name. There are BVILanders living on Tortola who have never gone to Anegada or Jost Van Dyke. It’s people like you who pretend to love this place so much, destroying it every day, little by little but go right ahead and keep it up.
          • LABOUR (06/08/2019, 07:08) Like (0) Dislike (9) Reply
            J///what is your rate of pay maybe one dollar and fifth cent per hour and what do you have back in the US where you are from, you are so full of yourself
        • tretretrete (06/08/2019, 11:34) Like (8) Dislike (0) Reply
          Wize up it have BVIslanders who don’t know where Fahie Hill, never been to Anegada and Virgin Gorda so please stop .....
      • blah (05/08/2019, 17:14) Like (11) Dislike (18) Reply
        @? Over 20 years and you dont know where Fahie Hill is??? Fahie Hill is one of the older settlements of the BVI.
        • denny (08/08/2019, 15:50) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
          Come on people, stop! Someone lost their life...
          Probably the individual who’s enquiring about the location of the incident knows the hill, but perhaps forgot the name of the hill or is unaware of its name. As for the individual who asked the location, It’s ok to ask a question, but in the future please know when and how to ask it (please don’t be sarcastic, if you were).
          Come on man!, the family members are hurting; would you like these comments, if it were you? Let’s not only act like adults, but be one and stop supplementing to the family’s grieve.
          Thanks and enjoy the rest of your day. Condolences to the family members and friends sorry for your lost.
    • NezRez (05/08/2019, 15:34) Like (5) Dislike (2) Reply
      How can he be ok? The story said he succumbed to his injuries.
  • apple pie (05/08/2019, 14:23) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
    So sad RIP
  • My experience (05/08/2019, 15:46) Like (34) Dislike (0) Reply
    Some drivers don't hold them side they coming straight at you and trying to avoid them. U end up in drains in bushes crashing while the real bad driver gone his jolly good way and you end up like this... Really sad.
    • susan (05/08/2019, 16:49) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
      SO TRUE.
    • Deh Watcha (06/08/2019, 20:33) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      I ain't running off the road for nobody.

      I've pulled far left for both vehicles and motorbikes/scooters and they just kept going without slowing to acknowledge it was a close call.

      Once I properly on my side...we going to hit.
  • wize up (05/08/2019, 17:01) Like (18) Dislike (14) Reply
    those right hand drive always in the middle of the road: and some of the drivers passes other traffic around the corners
  • @ wize up (05/08/2019, 17:22) Like (18) Dislike (3) Reply
    Are you a child or an adult? You always come with foolishness. And at this time when families are grieving you have no sympathy. I’m so sorry to hear about this and may his soul Rest In Peace and his family also find peace.My condolences
    • wize up (05/08/2019, 18:20) Like (4) Dislike (16) Reply
      @@ wize need to come better than your kindergarten piss: I just might be your daddy and mother dont know(run with that for now!!) how u enjoyed the parade(love every time)
  • G. Hall (05/08/2019, 20:24) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    Teacher Lardido, my sincere condolensces on your son's passing. Please know that us Anegadians remain steadfast and united even in the darkest hours. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    • concern (06/08/2019, 07:54) Like (1) Dislike (3) Reply
      Why would you come with names when no officials give the decease name publicly. This was not call for at this time.
  • Xxx (06/08/2019, 08:32) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Rest well

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