Accident causes traffic jam in Massacre

Traffic jam near Massacre caused by the accident

Traffic on the Massacre road is at a stand still due to a traffic accident in the area.

Circumstances surrounding the accident are unknown but one eye witness told DNO it involved a collision between two cars.

DNO will provide details later.

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46 Comments

  1. Root
    November 10, 2016

    The government should consider introducing speed cameras, it will increase revenue which should be used for road improvements and will eventually reduce speeding.

  2. strange
    August 22, 2012

    stupid drivers r every where. In the US they just like D/a. But i must say dominicans too like to b late and rush to get there on time. some of them never make it. Live ur dam house early and make time for traffic. just adding my 2 cents.

  3. August 22, 2012

    Those careless drivers are the problem,theres hundreds fatal accident everyday on nice roads specially in the u.s.a,if every driver caucious it will not happen,sometimes dont blame our road condition.

  4. massacre
    August 22, 2012

    I hope the government build the massacre by pass soon,so the next time accident happen in the village,the drivers can use the next road and please drivers slow down and remember the people that is walking on the street to.

  5. Massacian
    August 22, 2012

    somebody please tell the people in power to place a speed bump before and after every village… Drivers know they supposed to slow down when entering a village but knowing is not enough… if you supposed to slow down anyway, then put a speed bump to ensure that it happens

  6. August 22, 2012

    Accidents happen all the time all over the world, good or bad road, we just have to drive carefully. We have to basically drive for each other. One thing I find and looking at the pictures of the road, while the roads look good, I think the contractors should give a nicer finish. The sides are so untidy. Stones and rubbish around the edge and it takes away the beauty of the road. Nice work but nasty finish takes away the beauty of the prject. Contractors please clean up the mess when the project is complete.

  7. Anonymous
    August 22, 2012

    any new road in Dominica will always have accidents cos all you too D stupid!

  8. Justice and Truth
    August 22, 2012

    I hope no one was injured in this accident. Accidents always hold up traffic. This happens and all drivers must exercise patience at such a time. It is bad enough in a big country and in winter when it is snowing or if there is a snow storm.
    When accidents occur, consider being held up for hours. It depends how bad the accident is and how many vehicles are involved. The road and highway may be closed. This is a worst dilemma for drivers who must go out of their way and make a detour. They arrive late for work, to their appointment and at home in the evening. Yes, it is annoying and disappointing but they have no alternative but to exercise patience. This is a way of life with a greater and growing population and many more vehicles. Today, Dominica has many more vehicles than in former years. Some of the roads are narrow and so drivers should exercise caution when driving if they are to avoid accidents and arrive at their destination in one piece, including their vehicle, other drivers and their vehicle and occupants, if any.

  9. shortboy
    August 21, 2012

    the road look damm good but them country bookies just causing accident on it

  10. PrettyS
    August 21, 2012

    so an accident happen, nobody not concerned bout d accident or if ppl got injured, but a whole set of ppl just debating bout d road. come on ppl!

  11. woodfordhill girl
    August 21, 2012

    Ungreatful,unthankful is all I can say,if they had built houses you would say why not roads, boy I tell yOu, smh

  12. "O" STRESS!
    August 21, 2012

    I am not touching that cause we have too many “SMART” people on D.N.O. Thanks for D.N.O. or my life would be without fun.

  13. Satelite
    August 21, 2012

    That’s anice photo of the day.

  14. Jean Bawi
    August 21, 2012

    My people are getting more ignorant by the day. How could building houses for individuals be more important than having decent, motorable roads?? The road on the west coast was in such dangerous and deplorable condition, how quick we forget, we really have “memweh poule”.

  15. Pondera
    August 21, 2012

    These are not accidents, but road incidence. Vehicles and roads are innocent. Humans determine these road incidence.

  16. hmm 1
    August 21, 2012

    a bypass would make things easier i believe

  17. yardie
    August 21, 2012

    the road is dam good road compare to what we had before is just we drivers that need to take our time and always look fore de other man

  18. minetta j
    August 21, 2012

    accident do happen all over the world,stop blameing the chinese workers,I hope and pray no one get hurt and ask god to watch over our people in dominica.our drivers need to be more careful.

    • True
      August 21, 2012

      again accidents don’t happen, they are caused. Cars don’t drive themselves

      • valor
        August 21, 2012

        IF some one ask you a question such as,What happen in massacre? would you give an answer such as: its an accident caused by a collision of two vehicles, so i don`t see why u said accident don`t happen………only if some wanna expound for me………

  19. tiny
    August 21, 2012

    @ da to the bone…..most of he accidents i see a happen in America…the vehicles were diverted…they were directed to another route…. in some cases you do not have a choice …..you do not have to live in America to know that…as long as you have a tv or Internet…so stop taking about America

  20. carrotop
    August 21, 2012

    If the government had done their job in the beginning, and relocated these dwellings, before the chinese started the road, like they were supposed to, we wouldn’t be having all these accicents and traffic jambs.

  21. Anonymous
    August 21, 2012

    d road tiny

  22. Dave Thomas
    August 21, 2012

    It is not the size of the road, it’s how badly these drivers use it!

  23. D S I
    August 21, 2012

    Thanks dno ! But we all know what. Heavy trafric is all about . We,ve seen it in conventions all the time . Now show us the accident pic. Thank you .

  24. tiny
    August 21, 2012

    @ da to the bone…i have been to new york ..i have lived there for a while…please don’t educate me

  25. tiny
    August 21, 2012

    with all the millions wasted on the airport and the west coast road renovation…..thin of the housing renovation it could have created….the government would be receiving an income from home owners……

    i think i should be the prime minister of Dominica

    i would have cleared every body living on the beaches….created better beaches for tourists…cleared away numerous ghetto areas…

    • B.E.B
      August 22, 2012

      Would u create ur own printing merchine to print money?

      Thats the only way I can see u could achive ur goals

  26. tiny
    August 21, 2012

    why i getting all these thumbs down…the people who benefited the most from the renovation were the Chinese workers……………100 million dollars…correct me if I’m wrong…like i said before the money should have been used to complete a section …quality is better than quantity……

    or like i said above they should have build homes in new areas for the underprivileged or even the ones who can afford to pay and tear down some of the ghettos that we have……….skerrit need to come better than that…………….stop making the Chinese dictate….

    • teena
      August 21, 2012

      Yeah!!

    • NoB.S.
      August 21, 2012

      Tiny really the size of ur brain man??? 1st of all do u even live in Dominica?? If you do 2ndly do u own a vehicle? Can u even drive?? If you didnt have to drive on that old road to go to you home any where on the west coast eat ur biscuit and shut your mouth….. Changing shocks twice a year is a thing of the past thanks to the new road…. give ur brain some miracle grow plz

    • Yoga
      August 21, 2012

      I agree with you tiny

    • ReeAreLeeTee
      August 21, 2012

      I disagree with you. I suspect you don’t own a vehicle or don’t have to travel on that route very often.

    • Justice and Truth
      August 22, 2012

      @ tiny

      I will neither give you thumbs up or down. :) You must exercise patience. New homes were built and some more are being built for the needy in certain areas. In time, more homes will be built. You know the saying, “Rome was not built in a day.”
      To be fair, the Chinese have done their best to build those roads and widen them. Drivers must be cautious. They should not drive close behind another driver. They must leave some space so as to avoid an impact and accident. Blame the drivers and reckless and impatient ones for the accident.

      • August 22, 2012

        @ justice and truth ,, it’s the drivers to be blamed ,vehicles down move them selves and with patience and consideration for others who use the streets , there would be less incidents like these .

  27. August 21, 2012

    jepp went under a heavy duty truck on small bridge near Dan’s pharmacy no one was injured .

  28. tiny
    August 21, 2012

    should have at least made the road larger…waste of money…….at lest accidents don’t happen often cause depending on the area it could be very along wait….hope no one was seriously injured

    • tiny
      August 21, 2012

      this renovated road is a waste of money…they should have build housed instead for underprivileged individuals……and charge them affordable rent…rent to own

      • tiny
        August 21, 2012

        and tear down most of the ghettos by the bay side beaches and numerous other areas around the country

      • DA 2 D Bone
        August 21, 2012

        What a load of BS. In NY, you travel on 6 lane roads, well build ( BQE, GRAND CENTRAL, SOUTHERN STATE) and when there is an accident, we all have to wait for hours.

        This I can imagine happens in all 1 st world countries with much bigger and better roads but tiny, you just showing your true colors…..the size of your brain…tiny

      • I.
        August 21, 2012

        Remember he road did not cost tax payers a dime.

      • hmmm
        August 21, 2012

        allu sayin they should haVe built houes instead. but allu will still complain about the holes in the road. it hard o please BLACK ppl wi pal…

      • 4REAL
        August 21, 2012

        …. and leave the roads the way they were right ? There weere no need to re-build the road right? With gas prices going up and the roads getting un-repairable how do we belive building homes for people is de way to go. How do Dominica gain from that ? we say PM give to many hand out but we want him to build houses for everybody. I know government roll is island infrastructional development, homes, cars n more are PERSONAL development.

      • Justice and Truth
        August 22, 2012

        @ tiny

        Rent to own makes good sense. In this way the government will receive some revenue which can be utilized to build additional homes and yes, Tiny, wider streets and roads. :lol:
        By the way in Canada there is Habitat, a non-profit organization. The government also donates money to this organization. This is through taxpayers’ money. They build homes for needy families. While they are being built, the future occupants help in constructing them, painting them, etc. It is mandatory (a requirement) that they give some of their time to complete building them. The houses are not given for free. They belong to them but they still have to pay something for them, as a small affordable mortgage for some years until they complete paying for the house. It is a real bargain, if you know what I mean. The occupants are ever so grateful, finally being able to have and to live in a decent home. In order to get something, people must give something and put something, be it their time into it.
        I agree with you on this one. Housing should not be totally free. Some people are not grateful and humble when they receive everything free. They should also not depend totally on the government for their livelihood. God help those who help themselves.

    • Justice and Truth
      August 22, 2012

      @ tiny

      They are fortunate the roads are wider. You know how hilly and mountainous Dominica is. It is difficult to make some roads wider especially in some villages, where the homes are close to the streets and above the roads are hills and rocks. Drivers must settle for what they have. Thank God the roads are wider today than they were in bygone years. The bottom line is drivers must be careful.

  29. FAIRNESS!!
    August 21, 2012

    Yes Papa. All you well on qeue

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