Category: Accidents/Tragedy

PHOTOS: Car overturns, injures occupants

PHOTOS: Car overturns, injures occupants

An investigation has been launched into the circumstances under which a vehicle toppled in the vicinity of a car wash in the Duff’s Bottom area of Tortola. Two persons have been taken to Peebles Hospital, sources told BVI News Online. […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 8:46 AM /
Suspect held for deadly bar shooting

Suspect held for deadly bar shooting

Reports reaching BVI News Online are that police have taken a young man from Purcell Estate into custody in relation to the fatal shooting that unfolded at a bar in Long Look on the eastern end of Tortola late Friday […]

by / on January 9, 2017 at 9:11 AM /
Residents whipped into action – ambulance not available

Residents whipped into action – ambulance not available

The BVI Health Services Authority (BVIHSA) said one of its ambulances is out of commission; this as reports emerge that no ambulance was available on the weekend to transport a female crash victim from Sea Cows Bay to Peebles Hospital […]

by / on January 5, 2017 at 9:27 AM /
Church group bemoans ‘upsurge’ in violent crimes

Church group bemoans ‘upsurge’ in violent crimes

An all-male church group known as Task Force said it has joined others in condemning ‘all acts of violence’ being perpetrated in the British Virgin Islands. “We continue to see an upsurge of violent crimes perpetrated predominantly by males,” the […]

by / on December 14, 2016 at 7:30 AM /
Car plunges 150 feet – Browne and Cottoy killed

Car plunges 150 feet – Browne and Cottoy killed

While confirming that two men were killed in a motor vehicle accident on the island of Virgin Gorda last night, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) indicated that the bodies were found in the vehicle that seemingly plunged some […]

by / on November 29, 2016 at 12:11 PM /
Another accident

Another accident

Another scooter rider is counting his blessing after being left with only minor injuries following an accident in a parking lot outside BKC-Store, Fashion and Auto Stop located near Port Purcell, Tortola. It is not clear how the accident unfolded […]

by / on November 16, 2016 at 8:02 AM /
Boat found in USVI – fisherman still missing

Boat found in USVI – fisherman still missing

As a major search continues at sea for missing fisherman Carlos Titley, reports have emerged that law enforcers in the neighbouring US Virgin Islands (USVI) have found a boat fitting the description of the one on which Titley had gone […]

by / on November 12, 2016 at 5:36 PM /
American tourist dies suddenly at beach

American tourist dies suddenly at beach

A 65-year-old tourist from California in the United States died suddenly this week at the Flash of Beauty beach on Anegada. He has been identified as Alexander Weber. Reports reaching BVI News Online are that Weber, his wife, and others […]

by / on November 10, 2016 at 6:03 AM /
Update: Nevis man found dead coughed unusually

Update: Nevis man found dead coughed unusually

Persons employed to the BVI Financial Services Commission (FSC) expressed shock as they showed up at work still grappling with the bad news that one of their co-workers, Dwaine Rawlins, died while on the job yesterday, November 3. Persons close […]

by / on November 4, 2016 at 8:23 AM /
Six injured in motor vehicle accidents

Six injured in motor vehicle accidents

At least six people were treated at Peebles Hospital on the weekend following two major motor vehicle accidents on the island of Tortola. BVI News Online has not been able to verify their current medical conditions, but can confirm that […]

by / on October 19, 2016 at 8:39 AM /