UPDATE: Accidents near Bath Estate and at Pte. Michel

Accidents at Bath Estate & Pte. MichelDominica News Online (DNO) has received word of two accidents which occurred today.

Information reaching DNO indicates that a vehicle driven by a male resident of Laudat plunged into a precipice at the eastern end of Bath Estate close to St. Aroment Back Road earlier today.

According to reliable sources, the Fire and Ambulance Services arrived on the scene shortly after the accident and transported the injured man to the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH).

The extent of his injury is unknown at this time, however at the time the report was filed, he was said to be in stable condition.

DNO is following that story and will provide more information as it becomes available.

Meanwhile police are conducting investigations into the cause of a major traffic accident which happened on the Pointe Michel public road on Sunday.

Dumper truck TJ 203 owned and driven by a Point Michel resident lost control and drove into an abandoned house on the side of the road. According to information reaching DNO, it appears that the driver escaped injury but a companion who was sitting next to him was not so lucky it seems, and had to be taken by ambulance to the accident and emergency department of the Princess Margaret Hospital ( PMH ).

So far there have been no reports of fatalities but the vehicle is reported to have been extensively damaged.

A dump truck crashes into a house at Pte. Michel
Dump truck crashes into a house at Pte. Michel

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24 Comments

  1. mrs dupigny
    October 27, 2014

    That person straight talk is the most idiotic person in Dominica. Wen will U all stop blaming government fir everything and start taking responsibility for our own actions . These accidents could have been avoided its time. We learn partying and driving never go together is either or

  2. Straight TALK
    October 27, 2014

    I honestly believe that this Government has lost sight of its priorities. This broken Pavement where the vehicle fell just after Bath Estate has been like this for years !!!! Yet the “GOUVELMENT” is more concerned about fine tuning and oiling their propaganda machine burning hard earned taxpayer’s dollars on renaming an airport .On the same note it is OK to rename the airport after these distinguished gentlemen BUT magway sah Papa Bondieu !! Priorities Labour , PUT THEM FIRST!!

    • Citizen
      October 28, 2014

      We must drive carefully at all times! :?:

  3. The Facts
    October 26, 2014

    Thank God there were no fatalities. Fortunately, the house was abandoned. Imagine what could have occurred if it was not abandoned and there were occupants inside or in the yard?
    I hope the driver of the other vehicle and the injured passenger of the other one will recover in time.

  4. Pittsburgh Dominican
    October 26, 2014

    wishing a speedy recovery to all of the injured citizens.

  5. Mahaut talk roro
    October 26, 2014

    Drinking and driving not good

  6. forreal
    October 26, 2014

    this is not no joke,people can be killed in their homes,build you all homes away from the roadway people,bondieu me baguy en.

  7. spirit
    October 26, 2014

    Accident in one mile Portsmouth with major injuries

  8. team dominica
    October 26, 2014

    Hope skerritt give d man a new truck and Pinard re build d house.
    So what about Mammmy and those prayer worriors dem prayers are nt working again.

  9. DA
    October 26, 2014

    The problem I’ve seen in DA is people do not know how to drive without speeding. Everyone always seem to be in a hurry. Plus so many of them drink while intoxicated. And its easy for people to give thumbs down when serious comments are made until a family member dies or is affected in one of those accidents. If one takes their time to drive especially on a road that’s not good there should not be an accident of this magnitude

    • Duncekyat
      October 27, 2014

      “Plus so many of them drink while intoxicated”

      Warning: Please do not drink while intoxicated. Wait until you’re sober to get drunk!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

  10. Titiwi
    October 26, 2014

    Thank goodness there are no fatalities but I do hope this time the police also check for driving under the influence, especially at this time of festivities.

  11. cute godess
    October 26, 2014

    STOP THE POLITICS PEOPLE . ITS TIME OUR PEOPLE START BEING A LITTLE MORE CAREFUL :lol:

  12. Views Expressed
    October 26, 2014

    That piece of road at the junction of the road to St.Aroment/upper Goodwill and Silver Lake is very narrow and dangerous and there are no early visible signs there to warn motorists let alone pedestrians including the vulnerable ones school children who walk this road to school and home.
    The Damn almost $300,000.00 that Skerrit and his clowns are taking for a big fete at Melville Hal could be used to ensure the safety of all Dominicans.
    It is a shame how this out going Prime Minister can continue to be allowed to run this country and prostitute its limited resources.

    CHANGE IS MUST….TEAM DOMINICA

  13. annoyed
    October 26, 2014

    @? This road is 90% better than how it use to be. Does everything that happen have to be political? You guys are asking for change, but until each and everyone begin with the man in the mirror, change will never come no matter what government that wins the election. Look closely and see where the problem begins.

  14. ?
    October 26, 2014

    Thank God this person is safe. … This Road is disaster waiting to happen. I pray that it does not collapse under anyone. Do something Ambrose or McIntyre! McIntyre if you were spending enough time in your constituency you would have gotten this road fixed.

    • sigh
      October 26, 2014

      Apparently you know of details not included in the article re the cause of the accident…

      • me
        October 27, 2014

        You don’t need to know any more detail than to look at that piece of road! Seriously dangerous, with barrels there for ‘protection’. I too am concerned about some of the roads that look like they are ‘stuck’ onto the side of the road. They do need an overhaul and there are many places where there is a precipice and the road is barely wide enough to handle two cars passing let alone any situation that needs inches more space. This should be a priority.

    • Kat woman
      October 26, 2014

      some people’s minds are so myopic. politics is the only answer they see. so sad.

    • The Facts
      October 26, 2014

      Should the drivers not be cautious? You blame Ambrose and McIntyre for their driving recklessly, if they did?
      The police should have taken a breathalyzer test of both drivers. Utilize your head and your brains. :twisted: :mrgreen: :twisted:

    • In The Kitchen
      October 27, 2014

      @?As a civilian driving this route everyday, I do concur to some extent. It is not about the condition of the roads whether there is pot holes or not, but rather the fact that the road is eaten up from below….SO Yes! It is a disaster waiting to happen. At some point it comes down to politics, in that this area has a representative, one of the two mentioned, therefore The people can only call on the government to fix the problem. Certainly it cannot e fixed by any other. The residents using this road are all afraid of this area and with good reason, so before we jump to cutting off a person’s neck for their own opinion maybe we can just pay closer attention. Nuff said..This road needs immediate attention or some other road needs to be constructed since this is the only route to and from the valley

  15. genie
    October 26, 2014

    Missey tae lass man…e sorte creole festival

  16. Affa
    October 26, 2014

    Seat belts any one? Sorry to hear, hope not too serious.

  17. October 26, 2014

    :(

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