A woman died after succumbing to injuries she sustained during a traffic accident in Cane Garden Bay last night.
The victim has been identified as 57-year-old Joyce Orine George, 57, of Romney Park.
The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) said the fatal incident was a one-vehicle collision.
“Last evening just before 8 pm, police responded to the scene of a collision close to the bottom of the Cane Garden Bay Hill. A vehicle was found with extension front-end damage against a retaining wall. The driver was found unresponsive. The cause of the collision is still being investigated,” the RVIPF stated.
The woman is said to be an employee of Quito’s Gazebo located in Cane Garden Bay. The restaurant also confirmed her death in a statement on its Facebook
“She was a wonderful and beautiful lady. She will be sadly missed by us all. Our heart breaks for her family and from all our family, we send our condolences. We were all blessed to have shared time with her and for all, she shared with us. She was a ray of sunshine every day. May she rest in everlasting peace,” the statement read.
It is not yet clear to BVI News how the collision happened.