Accident in Point Carib (Bagatelle area)

This vehicle ran off thec Point Carib main road and overturned
This vehicle ran off the Point Carib main road and overturned. Photo credit: Clem Francis

The Fire and Ambulance Services Department has had to respond to yet another traffic accident which occurred on Saturday May 9, 2015.

An eyewitness told Dominica News Online that at about 1:42 pm, a motor vehicle ran off the main road in Point Carib (in the Bagatelle area) and overturned. He said that at the time of the accident, there was one other person, along with the driver, both from the village of Dubique, inside the vehicle.

He said the passenger, who seemed “dazed”, exited the vehicle by himself after sometime but the driver was stuck inside.

According to our source, about 5 to 10 minutes afterwards, emergency personnel arrived in response to a 999 call which had been made from the scene of the accident, and pulled the driver out.

He said the driver first appeared to be motionless but started to struggle when the paramedics were putting him on the stretcher. He eventually calmed down, our source said, and the paramedics were heard to say “both should be alright.”

Several accidents, some fatal, have occurred in Dominica during the past two weeks.

Accident in Point Carib 2

 

 

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14 Comments

  1. help the lady
    May 11, 2015

    boy i always say dominicans cannot drive to save there own lives and its showing now more than ever . and no matter what u tell them about there driving they cursing u and calling you all kind of names it have i guess i was right after all then

  2. UK dominica
    May 11, 2015

    They need to watch this man who was struggling with the paramedic apparently this is the way people behave when they have head injuries. Be on the look out.
    Dominicans please be careful.

  3. Anthony Ismael
    May 10, 2015

    We just can’t seem to catch a break with these accidents. At least they’re both ok and we should be grateful for that.

  4. REASONING
    May 10, 2015

    :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: :?: Labor devil on DA!

  5. mine
    May 10, 2015

    I hope those involve doing ok. Try to be more careful on the road

  6. Dash
    May 10, 2015

    The devil wants blood to drink but he won’t be getting Jah Jah children blood to satisfy his thirst!!!!! Jah

  7. t
    May 10, 2015

    SOME DRIVERRS ON THIS ISLAND DRIVE TO FAST AND IGNORE SPEEED LIMITS
    GLAD THAT THEY ARE OK

  8. forreal
    May 10, 2015

    well it is said if you can drive in dominica,you can drive anywhere in the world,so I guess dominica is the testing grounds,or maybe the criteria by which a drivers licience is issued should be revisted,this accident thing is getting ridiculus now

  9. derp
    May 9, 2015

    another accident happened today so in total 2,, a laudat man vehicle turn over around penrice area

  10. The Facts
    May 9, 2015

    Accidents could occur when we least expect, in a wink of an eye.
    What caused the driver to run off the road and the vehicle to overturn?
    What condition is the road? Would it happen to be one of the following?
    Careless driving?
    Speeding?
    Vehicle not road worthy?
    Driving under the influence?
    Not paying attention to the road?
    Talking and driving and using cellular, etc?
    Loud music playing and singing along while driving which could be distracting?
    Some people love loud music to the point, if talking, voices have to be raised to be heard. Loud music could deafen and is also distracting.
    Drivers should never take their eyes off the road while driving.
    There was a passenger and so I guess the driver was not asleep at that time.
    It appeared that no one was injured or badly injured. Thank God!

  11. May 9, 2015

    oh my God!!!! Another accident again. I just hope that my family members from CaribTerritory, Laplaine and Castle-Bruce.And too the others just be say don’t drive under the influence and just save the lives of others an d yours

  12. canada
    May 9, 2015

    Hello follower Dominican please be careful on the road , please drive safely. too much accident lately.

    God blessing

  13. Taking notes
    May 9, 2015

    I am to hear that they will be fine.

  14. Emmanuel Phillip
    May 9, 2015

    They are safe praise god

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