St. Croix, USVI - On April 23, 2022, at approximately 3:55 am, the Traffic Investigation Bureau was notified to travel to Northside Road in the vicinity of Blues’ Barbecue Bar & Grill to investigate a two-vehicle collision.
Silver 2011 Toyota Rav4
Upon arrival on the scene, Traffic Investigation Bureau investigators observed both vehicles in the northwest bound lane in a head-on collision.
Based on the evidence at the scene, preliminary investigation of this case indicates vehicle one, a silver 2011 Toyota Rav4 was heading northwest on Northside Road. The evidence further indicates that vehicle two, a grey 2003 GMC Envoy was heading eastbound
and at some point, entered the westbound lane and collided with the Rav 4 head-on causing disabling damage to both vehicles. Two of the three passengers in the collision were transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital for treatment.
The preliminary investigation also indicates that the drivers and passenger were NOT wearing their safety belt at the time of the crash.
Emergency Medical Technician indicated that the driver of the Toyota Rav4 succumbed on the scene. The driver was identified by next of kin as 27-year-old, Jahniqua Williams. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.
This is an ongoing investigation by the Traffic Investigation Bureau.