30-Year-Old St. Croix Driver Crashes Honda Sedan Into A Tree Near St. Croix Educational Complex
KINGSHILL — A St. Croix driver barreling down the Queen Mary Highway at a high rate of speed lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a tree early Sunday morning. The unnamed driver required treatment for his injuries at the hospital.
The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched Traffic Investigation Bureau officers to the Queen Mary Highway, in reference to a one-car automobile accident near the St. Croix Educational Complex High School at 1:12 a.m. Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.
The investigation revealed that the 30-year-old male driver of a black 2008 Honda Accord was traveling westbound when he lost control of the vehicle and collided into a tree, according to the VIPD.
“Speed may have contributed to the accident and the and the driver may not have been wearing his seat belt,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.
The driver was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center for treatment of the injuries he sustained in the crash, Derima said.
VIPD continues to investigate the cause of this vehicle accident.