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Unregistered Bike and Firearm Found in St. Croix Crash; Rider Airlifted After Sustaining Critical Injuries

  • Staff Consortium
  • June 10, 2024

ST. CROIX — A serious two-vehicle accident involving a motorbike and a pickup truck occurred on Saturday at approximately 8:17 p.m. on Bonne Esperance Road, Route 709, near Plot 645 in Barren Spot, prompting emergency responses and critical medical action. According to the V.I. Police Department, officers were dispatched to the scene after the VITEMA 911 Call Center received reports of the collision. Upon arrival, law enforcement from the Special Operations Bureau was already managing traffic, diverting vehicles from the crash site as emergency medical personnel transported one of the involved drivers to Juan F. Luis Hospital. The preliminary investigation indicates that the collision occurred when a black Toyota Tacoma, stopped at a four-way intersection, was struck by a motorbike ascending the hill. The driver of the Tacoma reported hearing a loud bang before exiting his vehicle to find the motorbike and its rider in the roadway, aligning with the scene's physical evidence. The mo...

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