Vehicular accident kills cruise ship traveller

Published on : Monday, January 30, 2017

cruiseA male cruise ship traveller has died after his vehicle was hit by a car in St. Thomas, in US, in the U.S. Virgin Islands.


The media has reported that Monika Goldammer was pushing Wolfgang Goldammer across a walkway that is located on the Eastern Caribbean Island of St. Thomas. A silver Dodge Caliber had struck both of them close to the popular Havensight Mall around 3.00 p.m. on Thursday.


Unfortunately, Wolfgang Goldammer died from his injuries a short while afterwards in a hospital.


The driver of the vehicle has been arrested by the police on charges of homicide, operating a vehicle in the absence of a driving license and also negligent driving. Authorities have launched an investigation into the sad event.


The married couple from Germany was spending the day in St. Thomas from the cruise ship of Royal Princess that is operated by Princess Cruises.


The large vessel had arrived at the popular tourist destination. Thereafter, it was scheduled to depart around 5 p.m. The cruise ship is coming to the end of a 21-day voyage. This is however, going to end in its homeport of Port Everglades on 29th January.



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