24.1 C
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Home News Local News Two Injured As Boulder Hits Bus In Old Road Bay

Two Injured As Boulder Hits Bus In Old Road Bay

By Kevon Browne

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Two people are reportedly injured after a boulder struck a passenger bus in Old Road Bay on Friday (August 21) sometime before 8:00 am this morning.

Mr. Abdias Samuel, Chairman of National Emergency Operations Center reported that the driver and the passenger in the front seat were hurt in the incident.

Speaking on Friday’s (August 21) broadcast of WINN’s weekday morning show ‘Island Tea’ said the incident occurred in the area where the EC$32 million road enhancement work is ongoing.

Samuel is asking persons to exercise caution and remain alert while traveling in the area.
This collision is an unfortunate reminder of the urgency of completing the Old Road Bay project.

The project began around March of 2019 and had an expected completion time frame of 12 months. It is now well into its 17th month.

Deputy Prime Minister, Shawn Richards recently stated that the Old Road Bay project is approximately 58% completed.

The delay is attributed, in part, to get the necessary stones from the quarry where work has been impacted by COVID-19.

Currently, the contractor Rock n Dirt is in the process of pouring concrete and then asphalt is expected to be laid on the road.

Most Popular

Cancer Survivor Praises Jr. Minister of Health Brandy-Williams For Efforts in Fight Against Breast Cancer

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 28, 2020) -- A breast cancer survivor from Nevis who was diagnosed with the disease in 2018 at the age...

Germany To Go Into Circuit-Break Lockdown As Virus Surges

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in...

Grenada Using JRCC As Part of Due Diligence For CBI Applicants

(Grenada Now) Grenada is one of the Eastern Caribbean islands with the Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programmes that are effectively using the Joint Regional...

CFBC Celebrates the Class of 2020 Commencement Modified Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) will host its annual commencement on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. The ceremony has been modified in keeping with the...

Social Security Board Awards Susanna Lee High School Scholarships To 21 Students

By Devonne Cornelius St Kitts and Nevis (WINN) — The St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board awarded 21 students across the federation with the...

Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Releases its Anti-Harassment Policy Guidelines for Commonwealth Parliaments

The Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) network has launched its new Anti-Harassment Policy Guidelines to support Parliaments across the Commonwealth in the effort to both...

Bahamas: No VAT on Amazon and eBay Purchases

(Eyewitness News) NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Acting Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson yesterday clarified that goods brought into the country will only be taxed at the...

Hundreds of Bookings Cancelled Since BVI’s Reopening Protocols

(BVI News) Following the government’s recently-announced border reopening protocols, at least one marine taxi company that transports tourists from the neighbouring US Virgin Islands...

Dodgers Beat Rays To Snap 32-Year World Series Drought

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers ended decades of heartbreak with their first World Series win since 1988 on Tuesday, a 3-1...

US Restates Commitment To Upholding Democratic Values in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, USA (CMC) – The United States says it is committed to making the Caribbean safe and more prosperous as it congratulated St Vincent...


Contact a Program
If you are interested in a program or advertising, send us a message.
Send Message
Signup for our Newsletter
We'll only be in touch when we've something exciting to share.
We never share your details
No thanks