Dominica News Online: UPDATE, Feb 24, 2009:  Injured tourists fly into Miami today

Here are two quotes:

“Arrangements have been made for some of the accident victims to arrive at the Miami International Airport.

NBC reporter Joel Connable told Dominica News Online that on arrival, the injured will then be transported to the Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Trauma Unit for treatment.

The 16 accident victims were passengers of the Celebrity Summit cruise ship. ”


“The tourists were traveling on a two-ton Bedford truck, license number HB688 yesterday, when it slammed into a wall on the Castle Comfort highway near the Sorhaindo’s residence.”

Here is part of a comment on the article:

“I just do not overstand how the dominican tourist board can let human beings ride on this contraption, they call a truck.”

Miami Herald - 5 tourists injured in Dominica bus crash are critical