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Driver Injured in Collision on Bolongo Bay Road

A Honda Civic sits on Bolongo Bay Road following an accident. (VIPD photo)

A man was injured and power was knocked out to an area Tuesday morning when he attempted to overtake another vehicle on Bolongo Bay Road, lost control and crashed into a utility pole, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to the police, at 8:03 a.m. Sept. 22 officers of the Traffic Bureau responded to an auto collision on Bolongo Bay Road.

While traveling east, the driver of a gray Honda Civic made an attempt to overtake another vehicle, police said. The Civic driver, whose name was not released by police, lost control and collided with a utility pole. The collision caused a power outage in the surrounding area.

The driver of the Honda Civic was transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.

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