Several People Hospitalised After Separate Vehicle Incidents

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Several people ended up in the hospital due to separate motor vehicle incidents on Saturday and Sunday.

Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) Communications Officer Annia Mitchel disclosed that Saturday at 10:58 pm, emergency personnel at the Gros Islet Fire Station responded to a call relating to a vehicle on fire at Choc Hill.

Mitchel said the responding officers found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames and put out the blaze.

The vehicle was destroyed, and three occupants who sustained minor injuries opted to proceed to a medical facility via private means.

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Mitchel also disclosed that Sunday at 10:41 am, emergency personnel at fire service headquarters in Castries responded to a vehicle incident at Ravine Poisson, Castries, and found a Suzuki Swift on its side.

She said the responders provided emergency care to the two female occupants and transported them to the OKEU Hospital.

Later that day, at 1:16 pm, emergency personnel at the Vieux Fort Fire Station and Crash Fire Hall responded to a call relating to a motor vehicle incident at Piaye, Choiseul.

The responders found a Toyota FJ Cruiser and a Toyota Voxy minivan had a head-on collision with the male drivers, who were the sole occupants sustaining minor injuries.

SLFS spokeswoman Annia Mitchel said responders provided emergency medical care to the two men and transported them to St Jude Hospital

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9 COMMENTS

  1. In the piaye crash, minor injuries????? and one of the drivers remained critical and is now dead? RIP Chef! Condolences to your wife and kids.

  2. I think it is getting ridiculous now with the number of road accidents which have been occurring lately. People have no regard for road safety whether it be to protect their own and other persons’ vehicles or God forbid protect HUMAN LIFE. Everybody is always in a rush on the road and take ridiculous chances. Sometimes I wonder who taught these people to drive and if they did the defensive driving course, because for the life of me I just don’t understand the drivers of today.

  3. Dear authorities. Kindly erect speed bumps along the bexon highway. Please. Statistically the most motor vehicular accident deaths have occurred along this road. Thank you.

    • Honestly it doesn’t make sense I’ve seen vehicles literally fly over dem it really doesn’t slow dem dwn

  4. The rot on this island runs deep. Every time one steps out of their house it’s like entering a war zone. Reckless driving, shootings and just general disrespect has set this country on a wicked path. I despair for the future of this island.

      • Point proven and I know you don’t like hearing this because the truth (negativity) is scary but until we admit there is an issue there isn’t a chance of fixing it.

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