Woman dies after vehicle plunges into harbour

Woman dies after vehicle plunges into harbour

A yet unidentified woman is reported dead after a vehicle plunged into the Castries Harbour  early this morning.

Eyewitness, William Damaze, told the Times that he observed a Suzuki Swift travelling at about forty miles an hour.

william-damaze“It was not moving fast,” he said.

He recalled that the vehicle came to an abrupt stop and started spinning.

“I stood up there wondering what the hell was going on. Next thing I see that just drag and flip over in the water,” Damaze explained.

He said he appealed to a male passerby to help him go to the aid of the persons in the vehicle, but recalled that the man just shook his head and went his way.

Damaze recounted that a woman came out of the vehicle.

He said he called out to her, inquiring whether there were others inside but the female kept screaming.

The Good Samaritan said after a while the woman was able to answer, indicating that her Sister in Law was inside the vehicle.

Damaze and a dreadlocks sporting citizen who identified himself only as Morrison went to the rescue.

morrison“By the time we pull the girl out of the vehicle, she start foaming – check her pulse, awah,” Damaze told the Times, before breaking down in tears.

“The girl lose her life just like that,” he lamented.

He said the deceased was the driver of the vehicle.

Damaze said it was about the third time that he has gone to the assistance of someone whose vehicle plunged into the Castries harbor.

harbour-death“These things just there to happen even if they put barriers,” he asserted.

Morrison, the other person who tried to rescue the female in the vehicle, said it was a sad incident coming in the middle of carnival,

He felt that barriers should be erected to prevent a recurrence.

This morning’s death is the second within the past twenty four hours.

Last night, Banker Andy Delmar, died in a vehicular collision on the Millennium Highway.

andy-delmarDelmar, the Managing Director of First national Bank,  was also a band leader.

The collision occurred at about 7 pm and involved three vehicles, including a truck.

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  1. Missy
    July 18, 2016 at 7:58 am Reply

    What is going on? ??

  2. Blindspot
    July 18, 2016 at 8:09 am Reply

    People need to learn CPR.

  3. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 8:21 am Reply

    About time they put up barriers at the waterfront

    1. Anonymous
      July 18, 2016 at 8:39 am Reply

      Exactly, that whole stretch there is a death trap. Have you ever tried crossing the street by lucelec. Taking a chance with your life. I guarantee if was a honkey that died there, no expense spared to make the area safe. Just look at the Marina entrance. Negroes taking chances with their lives for years crossing there. The authorities never cared. One white man die, all sorts of safety precautions put in place.

  4. Sad-But-True
    July 18, 2016 at 8:28 am Reply

    I have always wondered why is it that there ARE NO Crash barriers or any Protective Shield along the harbour.
    This is Negligence and they should SUE THE 3 PRIME MINISTERS OF THIS LAND IMMEDIATELY.

    1. Cat
      July 18, 2016 at 8:44 am Reply

      The barriers are needed. Sueing the ministers get a hold of yourself they are not the case of the accident.

    2. ?
      July 18, 2016 at 8:49 am Reply


    3. Anonymous
      July 18, 2016 at 11:27 am Reply

      So sure all three respectively?

    4. don
      July 19, 2016 at 6:14 am Reply

      (Expression removed) about sue

  5. Sad-But-True
    July 18, 2016 at 8:33 am Reply

    And what’s up with those old Ambulances. Can’t we offered new ones?
    Are we that poor?

    1. smh
      July 18, 2016 at 8:50 am Reply

      you like nice things ?

    2. Disgusted with Sad But True
      July 18, 2016 at 9:55 am Reply

      Sad but true ask Kenny these questions. It’s only one month and 12 day my government is in office. That’s the mess Kenny handed to us Atleast you understand! Now I sincerely came to express my condolences.

      1. Sad-But-True
        July 18, 2016 at 10:00 am Reply

        But, But, But, You Voted 3 Rich PMs Namely: Michael, Allen Chastanet and Gordon “Butch” Stewart into office. Don’t they CARE ABOUT YOU?

        1. Disgusted with Sad But True
          July 18, 2016 at 10:04 am Reply

          I promise you they do. Give them to me to settle the dust of the mess they inherited and you will witness for the first time in a long time what caring governments do. I’m sorry to break the news to you but you have an SLP heart break and the way you and your party is carrying on you will have this problem for a very long time. You need professional help. You can’t be so negative and venomous everyday!

          1. Sad-But-True
            July 18, 2016 at 11:12 am

            You’re too funny, you blithering delusional Ape!. Lol

          2. Disgusted with Sad But True
            July 18, 2016 at 11:31 am

            Hear who is talking!! Takes an ape to know one. I continue to pray for you. I pity your bitter, broken and heavy soul. Get help!!!! Sending light your way human being! Xoxo xoxo xoxo

          3. Anonymous
            September 15, 2017 at 3:19 pm

            Hey there Looshans, let us stop belittling one another, let everyone share their views and if you have something to add, do so but respect one another.

            Order in the court!

        2. Joy
          July 18, 2016 at 11:30 am Reply

          So sure all three respectively? Don’t be dumb
          How long are they there

      2. lovina
        July 18, 2016 at 1:54 pm Reply

        Ay ay You all bought your way thru Dr.Kenny Anthony did not give it to you . Whatever you all get take it. He has no answer for you.

      3. Anonymous
        July 19, 2016 at 8:58 am Reply

        They were in office years ago. They still never did a thing about it. SLP, UWP……none of them are different except colour.

  6. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 8:38 am Reply

    What terrible tragedies. Words are not enough to express my deepest sympathies to the families of these two individuals. I dont know where or how you will find a source of comfort but I hope that you do

  7. Lucian
    July 18, 2016 at 8:43 am Reply

    The ambulance in the photo came into Saint Lucia in 2014, so I guess they are fairly new.

  8. concern
    July 18, 2016 at 8:47 am Reply

    Sad – But – True, i do not know what is this person problem. Always have something negative to say

    1. Reddy
      July 18, 2016 at 9:16 am Reply

      Lol, I’m convinced Sad But True has some underlying issues. Forgive him. The poor thing. 🙁

  9. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 8:51 am Reply

    Wow, Allen has many bills to pay. Imagine when the devil starts to charge interest

  10. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 8:54 am Reply

    Agree with the comment that says about the barriers up rodney bay. It is true one white person died and it came up and that’s not the first time a black died in the harbour and no barriers. Maybe if it was a white for true it would be erected. Rest in peace girl. Really sad. Very sad for delma also to just die like that. How do people deal with death like that. God give them strength please.

  11. Help Lord
    July 18, 2016 at 8:58 am Reply

    Sad but true I’d someone who deserves to be at the Wellness Centre. Unbelievable and an unacceptable trend of thought which is accepted by St. Lucia Times. My prayers to the families who lost their loved one. Lord give them strength, wisdom and ecomfor from the Holy Spirit. Amen

  12. Choooops
    July 18, 2016 at 9:04 am Reply

    I have walked that stretch of road when I go to buy fish in Banane and always comment on the need for safety barriers when I see the way those vehicles have to make the little swing going towards the shed. So sad. What will it take for authorities to see the need for barriers there and even along Castries waterfront.

  13. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 9:05 am Reply

    If you wasn’t a devil, you would not see allen is one go and clean your vessel first, and then you will clean someone else thank you God bless you.

  14. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 9:44 am Reply

    Who else is on thé death list lord protect me this canival thing im out to many sacrifices jab jab(satans worship festival )

  15. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 10:45 am Reply

    Cpr people

  16. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 2:10 pm Reply

    Sad for the family but this is due to past governments not erecting barriers, reckless driving, drinking and bad decisions. Going to carnival jou overt when youll should be sleeping. Now you will have to answer questions before your maker? Did she repent and accept jesus, well most likely not so hell for sure. Choose Jesus and live right so if you die, you go to heaven. Sad but True, you need to drink zeb-ar-co-wess, blame kenny, Jadia, Leo Clarke, Pip, Alva, Virnet & the angry mob for nasty attitude. if Allen owes the devil then Kenny is hundred fold. Ole snake, poor bitter ting you are, poor, bitter, miserable wretch you are!!

    1. Anonymous
      July 19, 2016 at 9:06 am Reply

      Guess Christ made you the jury and judge over who goes to heaven or hell. I laugh at people like you who sit in church every Sunday or Saturday and still won’t make it to heaven due to your character. Best you go rend your heart all over again.

  17. Anonymous
    July 18, 2016 at 2:13 pm Reply

    Lucians wake up, this s due to the lady’s decision to drive and maybe drinking. Is only God can protect but our decisions have consequences, choose you this day whom you will serve. Decison accompany consequences and we all have to deal with it. This was not there to happen, they chose it.

  18. nancy
    July 18, 2016 at 3:50 pm Reply

    Tanza my sweet funfilled g… Loved her daughter and family dearly.. u loved life and I just can’t believe u’re gone.. rip boo.. to her family accept my sympathy.. will surely miss u

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