Category: Accidents/Tragedy

BREAKING NEWS: Woman struck down by vehicle

BREAKING NEWS: Woman struck down by vehicle

A female pedestrian was struck down by a motor vehicle this morning while she used the roadway in the vicinity of the Flow flagship store in Road Town, Tortola. Residents said the victim is a senior citizen and the vehicle […]

by / on June 26, 2017 at 12:00 PM /
7 residents of Valley injured in weekend crashes

7 residents of Valley injured in weekend crashes

Seven residents of the Valley on Virgin Gorda are counting their blessing after they emerged alive from two serious motor vehicle accidents on their home island on Saturday, June 24. Two of those injured were admitted to Peebles Hospital. The […]

by / on June 26, 2017 at 9:12 AM /
Nasty crash leaves persons in hospital

Nasty crash leaves persons in hospital

An unknown number of persons have been transported to Peebles Hospital following a nasty motor vehicle accident this morning, June 24. The accident is said to have happened in the Free Bottom Hill area of Tortola. BVI News Online understands […]

by / on June 24, 2017 at 1:12 PM /
Ole England, Nostalgia, and Brexit

Ole England, Nostalgia, and Brexit

By Dickson Igwe, Contributor There is a lesson for these Virgin Isles, and for countries striving for social and economic prosperity in the proceeding narrative. It states that national success is not derived through the cynical adoption of populist xenophobia, […]

by / on June 24, 2017 at 10:00 AM /
Oops!

Oops!

A driver using the Ballast Bay roadway on Tortola had an abrupt end to the journey when the car crashed into a utility pole. Up to publication time, there wasn’t much information about the driver or the cause of the […]

by / on June 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM /
Woman trailed, accused of cheating before murder

Woman trailed, accused of cheating before murder

New information reaching BVI News Online from highly placed sources are that Jamaican native Sherika Nelson was murdered when she resisted efforts to prevent her from leaving the matrimonial home during a heated quarrel. She was attacked and butchered with […]

by / on June 12, 2017 at 11:28 AM /
Man injured; boat capsizes during race at sea

Man injured; boat capsizes during race at sea

Emergency personnel and residents were whipped into action at sea today when a boat belonging to Sammy Leonard capsized, leaving at least one man to swim desperately for his life. Based on videos of the rescue operation seen by BVI […]

by / on June 11, 2017 at 5:46 PM /
Stab wound to neck – Man charged for murder of Jamaican wife

Stab wound to neck – Man charged for murder of Jamaican wife

Police in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have charged a native of St Vincent and the Grenadines with the knife slaying of his Jamaican wife Sherika Nelson last evening at their matrimonial home in Greenland, BVI. Lennox Franklyn Da Silva, […]

by / on June 11, 2017 at 4:31 PM /
Woman stabbed to death – 6 murders in 6 months

Woman stabbed to death – 6 murders in 6 months

A man who was shot in Jamaica in 2014 is being questioned in relation to the fatal hacking of his Jamaican wife this evening in the Greenland community of East End, Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The man, who is originally […]

by / on June 10, 2017 at 10:07 PM /
Hospital worker dies suddenly

Hospital worker dies suddenly

Staff at the state-owned Peebles Hospital has been left in grief following news of the passing of a co-worker who reportedly died while seeking treatment at the medical facility this morning, June 9. She has been identified as 37-year-old Kishan […]

by / on June 9, 2017 at 4:06 PM /