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Three Injured in Two Auto Accidents

Three people were injured in two unrelated traffic accidents Sunday and Monday on St. Croix, according to the V.I. Police Department.

At roughly 8:21 p.m. Sunday, the 911 emergency call center received a report of an automobile accident that took place on East End Road in the vicinity of Premier Wines and Spirits.

According to the police report, the operator of a Honda vehicle was headed east on East End Road when the operator of a Nissan Altima traveling west entered the eastbound lane, colliding into the Honda.

The operator of the Honda was transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital via ambulance for injuries sustained in the collision.

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Saskia Corke, the driver of the Nissan, was uninjured in the incident. She was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

At 8:27 p.m. Monday, the 911 center was notified of a single vehicular accident that had taken place on the Melvin H. Evans Highway in the vicinity of Estate Good Hope.

According to the preliminary report, the operator of a Kia Sorrento was traveling west on the Melvin H. Evans Highway when she lost control of her vehicle. The vehicle flipped, causing the driver and her daughter to be ejected from the vehicle onto the highway, police said.

The two were transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital for injuries sustained in the accident. The extent of their injuries was unknown as of noon Tuesday and the incident was under investigation by the Traffic Investigation Bureau.

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