Category: Accidents/Tragedy

BREAKING NEWS: Two cops injured in Road Town

BREAKING NEWS: Two cops injured in Road Town

Two male police officers are being treated at Peebles Hospital after they were injured in Road Town about 9 o’ clock this morning, March 24. The two cops, who operate motorcycles, were injured during an altercation with a young man. […]

by / on March 24, 2017 at 6:00 PM /
Four year-old dies

Four year-old dies

Emergency personnel were whipped into action yesterday afternoon as they rushed to Baughers Bay on Tortola where a child was said to be unresponsive. An ambulance from Peebels Hospital went to the location for four year-old Nathaniel Malone. Usually reliable […]

by / on March 24, 2017 at 3:20 PM /
Scooter rider hospitalized after crash

Scooter rider hospitalized after crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to Peebles Hospital following a crash on the highway a short distance from ‘The Moorings’ intersection, Tortola. It is said that he was driving a red scooter. The man was removed from the crash scene […]

by / on March 16, 2017 at 8:05 PM /
Teen dies in crash – Tried to evade garbage truck?

Teen dies in crash – Tried to evade garbage truck?

Two of the persons who were taken to Peebles Hospital after a nasty crash last evening (March 15) were treated and released, but the driver Justice Amory did not survive. Amory, the 19-year-old son of Superintendent of Police St Clair […]

by / on March 16, 2017 at 3:59 PM /
BREAKING NEWS: Three in hospital after crash

BREAKING NEWS: Three in hospital after crash

Three people were injured – one critically – in a motor vehicle accident on Tortola this evening (March 15), usually reliable sources have told BVI News Online. The two men and a woman were taken to Peebles Hospital. The one […]

by / on March 15, 2017 at 11:11 PM /
Police warn against reprisals following deaths

Police warn against reprisals following deaths

Commissioner of Police Michael Matthews has appealed for calm amid reports of possible reprisals following the death of two men in separate incidents on the island of Tortola. Thirty-year-old Ashburn Dawson died in a shooting incident near the Sunday Morning […]

by / on March 11, 2017 at 3:16 PM /
Dawson murdered – About 10 gunshots heard

Dawson murdered – About 10 gunshots heard

Groups of residents watched in bewilderment as crime scene detectives combed the Sunday Morning Well area of Road Town tonight (March 10) for clues surrounding the gun murder of Ashburn Dawson. He became the third person to be reportedly killed […]

by / on March 10, 2017 at 10:19 PM /
Two visitors die amid rough seas

Two visitors die amid rough seas

Two visitors died within the past three days after encountering difficulties while they swam in the waters of the British Virgin Islands, which has been experiencing rough sea conditions all week. A 61-year-old woman from Missouri in the United States, […]

by / on March 10, 2017 at 5:27 PM /
Three rescued amid rough sea conditions

Three rescued amid rough sea conditions

  Two women and a man were rescued at Smugglers Cove Beach in the British Virgin Islands this afternoon, March 6. The three were swimming despite the presence of warning signs at the location, BVI News Online has been informed. […]

by / on March 6, 2017 at 8:54 PM /
Persons escape burning yacht

Persons escape burning yacht

A number of persons escaped an inferno today (March 6) when the boat in which they were traveling went up in flames in the British Virgin Islands (BVI). According to a representative of the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR), […]

by / on March 6, 2017 at 5:58 PM /