Category: Accidents/Tragedy

BVI resident murdered in St Kitts

BVI resident murdered in St Kitts

Reports out of St Kitts are that Mervin O’Flaherty, who worked as a pilot and a prison officer in the British Virgin Islands, has been stabbed to death in his homeland of St Kitts. He recently returned to his country to lay his mother to rest. […]

by / on October 11, 2017 at 3:48 AM /
Cop dies after falling ill

Cop dies after falling ill

A police officer has died, the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) confirmed to BVI News Online this morning. “I can confirm that a female officer was pronounced dead on Friday night (October 6),” said RVIPF Information Officer Diane Drayton. […]

by / on October 8, 2017 at 1:52 PM /
Photo: Car flips at Zion Hill

Photo: Car flips at Zion Hill

A motor vehicle has flipped in the Zion Hill area of Tortola. Details of the incident and the condition of persons involved were not clear up to publication time.

by / on July 30, 2017 at 2:10 PM /
Body recovered

Body recovered

The body of a male tourist from the United States was recovered from the waters of Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda, yesterday. The Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) assisted with the recovery. Representative of VISAR Phil Aspinall told BVI News […]

by / on July 27, 2017 at 6:24 AM /
Persons rescued from sinking boat

Persons rescued from sinking boat

Four persons were rescued when the boat on which they were traveling capsized in British Virgin Islands waters this morning, July 21. Persons from a passing Native Son ferry carried out the rescue operation. Details of the incident are sketchy […]

by / on July 21, 2017 at 11:25 AM /
Woman injured in crash

Woman injured in crash

A woman was injured today (July 20) when the vehicle she was in plunged off the roadway at Belmont Estate on the western end of Tortola. Details surrounding the accident are not yet clear to BVI News Online. But sources […]

by / on July 20, 2017 at 12:55 PM /
Two injured in crash

Two injured in crash

Two vehicles collided Tuesday evening in the vicinity of the Red Cross headquarters on Tortola, resulting in persons being injured. Reports are that at least two persons were taken to Peebles Hospital. Their medical condition, as well as the cause […]

by / on July 19, 2017 at 5:03 AM /
Body found at sea without life jacket

Body found at sea without life jacket

A body believed to be that of Tortola resident Deshaun ‘Bongo’ Bryan was discovered at sea this morning, July 15. Representative of the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) Phil Aspinall said the discovery was made close to the Towers […]

by / on July 15, 2017 at 1:26 PM /
Sherika was very dear to us – FAMILY

Sherika was very dear to us – FAMILY

Apostle Dr Gerald McLean, who is still grappling with the murder of his niece Sherika Nelson, is bracing for the years when he will still have to comfort a four-year-old girl who last month watched her mother being butchered in […]

by / on July 6, 2017 at 6:50 AM /
Cops under fire – Chopped woman speaks out

Cops under fire – Chopped woman speaks out

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Less than a year after she was chopped severely by her estranged boyfriend who later committed suicide, Lucinda Gordon yesterday joined other women in lamenting what is said to be the shockingly poor […]

by / on June 29, 2017 at 9:52 AM /