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WATCH: Container Truck Overturns At The Barre De L’Isle


Dennery Fire Station emergency personnel rushed to the Barre de L’Isle, where a container truck overturned on Saturday.

The emergency responders learned of the incident at about 7:22 pm.

On arrival, they found that a truck hauling a 20-foot container had rolled over on its right side across the road.

The ambulance crew assessed the vehicle’s sole occupant, who declined emergency transportation to a medical facility.

Heavy-duty equipment later moved the overturned container truck, and a Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) appliance flushed the area.

Saturday’s Barre de L’Isle incident was the latest in a spate of road accidents, despite road safety appeals from the fire service, the police, and the National Council on Public Transportation (NCOPT).

Between Wednesday and Thursday last week, thirty-five people sustained injuries as a result of three multiple-casualty road incidents at Goodlands, Castries, and Grace and Aupicon in Vieux Fort.

Eleven students aboard a minibus that ran off the road at Grace were among the injured.

The minibus was transporting the students to the Anse Ger Secondary School when the brakes allegedly failed.


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  1. These incidents involving refrigerated containers must not be taken lightly. It can pose a very dangerous situation to persons in the immediate vicinity and responding emergency personnel

  2. Someone is not doing their job well, the roads are not built for these heavy and overloaded Transmission..
    This type of cargo should be by boats..
    Anytime there is any road incidences the traffic must come to A hall, and a waste of our valuable and Quality time..


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