The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) has confirmed that the man involved in a motor vehicle accident on Wednesday night, October 23, has succumbed to his injuries.
The deceased has been identified as 20-year-old Ryan Adams of Sea Cow’s Bay.
According to police, the accident involved a flatbed truck and a motor scooter that Adams was riding at the time. The fatal collision occurred around 9:45 pm near Island Department Store in Duff’s Bottom on Tortola.
The RVIPF reports that Adams was travelling in a westward direction at the time of the accident.
Following the crash, “Adams was taken by ambulance to Peebles hospital where he was later pronounced dead,” police said in a media release moments.
The RVIPF said that details surrounding the accident are still unclear but said investigations are ongoing.
In the meantime, persons with any information regarding the accident are asked to contact the Road Policing Unit at 284-368-9836 or the RVIPF Intelligence Unit at 284-368-9339.
Previously published story
A man is feared dead following a traffic accident on Tortola late Wednesday night, October 23.
BVI News understands that the accident was between a motor scooter and a larger vehicle.
The circumstances of the accident are not yet clear to BVI News nor has our news centre received confirmation of the impacted rider’s condition.
However, the Information Unit of the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force told BVI News Thursday morning that it is still collating information regarding the collision.
Our news centre will provide further details as this story develops.