Category: Accidents/Tragedy

Wife explains scooter rider’s ordeal

Wife explains scooter rider’s ordeal

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Staff Family members of the scooter rider, who was airlifted to the United States after he sustained serious injuries in an accident, said their loved one is recovering well although he is still being […]

by / on April 21, 2017 at 7:22 AM /
Update: Police suspect American commits suicide

Update: Police suspect American commits suicide

Police said they have determined that 33-year-old Daniel Godsey of Tennessee in the United States may have committed suicide aboard Norwegian Escape yesterday (April 19), adding that they also have been able to ascertain that the incident took place in […]

by / on April 20, 2017 at 1:01 PM /
Scooter rider overseas after serious crash

Scooter rider overseas after serious crash

A man has been airlifted overseas for treatment after he suffered serious injuries when the scooter he was riding reportedly plunged into bushes near Big Bamboo Restaurant on the island of Anegada. The injured man is a resident of the US […]

by / on April 19, 2017 at 5:56 PM /
Scooter rider in hospital after crash

Scooter rider in hospital after crash

A male scooter rider has been admitted to Peebles Hospital following a crash in East End last night, April 11. While the hospitalization of the young man has been confirmed, details about the crash are still sketchy. BVI News Online […]

by / on April 12, 2017 at 7:32 AM /
BVI Airways director released from hospital

BVI Airways director released from hospital

The director of flight operations at BVI Airways, Bradley Goggin, has been released from Peebles Hospital. He was stretchered from the airline’s headquarters in Road Town last Friday, and taken in an ambulance to the medical facility. When BVI News […]

by / on April 3, 2017 at 9:20 AM /
Two accidents on Tortola; one on Anegada

Two accidents on Tortola; one on Anegada

Police were busy on the islands of Tortola and Anegada on Friday (March 31) investigating three motor vehicle crashes. Details of the incidents, up to publication time, were still sketchy. The victim in one of the accidents is a child, […]

by / on April 1, 2017 at 5:10 AM /
17 scooter accidents in three months

17 scooter accidents in three months

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said there have been 17 scooter accidents since the start of the year. In the year 2015, there were 40 scooter accidents reported, and 54 in 2016. “This year’s average is said to […]

by / on March 30, 2017 at 9:36 AM /
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 /