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WRONG WAY DRIVER! Woman Drives Into Oncoming Traffic In La Grande Princesse Near Five Corners This Morning

FENDER BENDER: Two vehicles collided late this morning when the driver of the dark-colored sedan drove straight into the white SUV in the north bound lane near Five Corners in St. Croix.

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CHRISTIANSTED — A two-car accident occurred just before noon in Estate La Grande Princesse this morning when the driver of a dark-colored sedan struck a white Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) near Five Corners.

There were no fatalities but Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) had released information about the injured as of 12:37 p.m.

An eyewitness said told the Virgin Islands Free Press that it was a “local woman” driving the dark-colored sedan in the wrong lane.

The accident occurred in front of the former Virgin Islands National Guard Recruiting headquarters office (north) and the St. Croix Rescue office (south).

The V.I. Free Press will keep you posted as developments occur with this story, including real time updates as soon as the information about the accident is officially released by the VIPD.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

4 Comments

  1. BIG DAN
    May 30, 2017 at 10:35 PM — Reply

    TEXTING!!!!!! I bet my money on that!!!!!!

    • It is what it is
      May 31, 2017 at 7:23 PM — Reply

      I agree

    • It is what it is
      May 31, 2017 at 7:25 PM — Reply

      She drove into the government vehicle. Guess the text was so intense that she did not hear the govt vehicle blowing the horn.

  2. It is what it is
    May 31, 2017 at 7:21 PM — Reply

    Not just any car but a government vehicle. Smh. If the driver was local either she was tired, sleepy or just Texting and driving.

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