Taxi Lands On Side Following Sandys Collision

September 16, 2014

Three visitors to the island, including a 10 year old girl, were taken to hospital after the taxi they were traveling in was involved in a collision yesterday afternoon [Sept 15] in Sandys, which resulted in the taxi landing on its side.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 3:30pm on Monday, September 15th first responders were dispatched to a reported two vehicle collision on Somerset Road in Sandys parish, near the junction with Beacon Hill Road.

“It appears that a taxi and a car were being driven along Somerset Road when the vehicles collided, with the taxi ending up on its side.

“Neither driver reported being injured; however the taxi’s three passengers, believed to be a 52 year old man, a 50 year old woman and a 10 year old girl, were taken to King Edward VII Memorial Hospital via ambulance for medical assessment.

“The three family members, who are apparently visitors to the island, were subsequently discharged. Both vehicles involved were damaged.

“Inquiries regarding this collision are ongoing and any witnesses are encouraged to contact PC Latasha Gibson at the Somerset Police Station on telephone number 234-1010.”

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  1. MAKE MY DAY says:

    Oh no… NOT again!!! What the h*ll is up with BDA drivers lately???