Two cruise passengers traveling on Celebrity Summit were killed and several injured in a bus accident today in Tortola. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.
According to local news source BVI News, “Two tourists died this morning when a bus in which they were traveling overturned along the Cane Garden Bay main road on Tortola.”
Royal Caribbean International’s corporate account tweeted out, “We are saddened to report the deaths of two Celebrity Summit guests after a local bus accident in Tortola. Several others are being treated.”
We are saddened to report the deaths of two Celebrity Summit guests after a local bus accident in Tortola. Several others are being treated.
— RCLcorp (@RCLcorp) December 6, 2015
Their twitter account went onto say, “Several guests have been treated and released. We will continue to assist our guests. Departure from Tortola may be delayed.”
The captain of Celebrity Summit is currently at the hospital assisting 16 or the 20 guests who were on the bus.
Celebrity Summit is on her second day of a seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruise. She departed from San Juan, Puerto Rico on Saturday evening.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the passengers, crew and families.
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