St. LUCIA: Several people were injured in a collision between a minibus and a car in La Caye, Dennery, Friday.
Emergency responders revealed that two victims needed immediate transport to hospital. Emergency services revealed that ten people, as well as the driver, were in the minibus.
In addition, rescuers added that a young woman had been taken in the car. Emergency personnel transported her in an ambulance to OKEU Hospital.
Rescuers also transported the driver of the car, who sustained serious injuries to the face.
A Saint Lucia Fire Department an official at the scene said the Dennery Fire Hall initially responded. But he explained that Dennery had asked for reinforcements at the Castries fire headquarters and the Micoud barracks.
The report indicates that the accident occurred around 3:00 p.m. at the Bousquet D’Or bridge. There are no prior details at this time.
People on social media, voicing their opinion on the crash, one resident wrote: “I hope all parties involved recover. As long as these drivers are not penalized accordingly, these road accidents will persist.
Another user commented: “Reckless driving on the part of the car owner leads to the hospitalization of several other people… I don’t understand why we don’t drive to save our lives and the lives of others. “
On the other hand, one resident accused, “St. Lucia holds a record of reckless driving. It is high time that careless drivers faced long prison terms.
Another Dennery A resident said: “Hopefully there are no fatalities and the bus was carrying the number of passengers in accordance with the COVID 19 protocol.”
On the other hand, a citizen said: “My point is that we need more traffic police, straighter roads, wider lanes, marked roads, less mountainous roads, so to maintain the ‘order in traffic throughout the island. “
Another citizen said: “Somehow keep your eyes on the road, stop accelerating and passing, and stay on our side like you learned in driving school. It’s simple.