Cruise Bruise

P & O Cruises Azura
Cruise Ship Excursion Bus Crash

10 Passengers Injured 1 Dead Dominica Nov 9 2016

Cruise Ship Overboards Suicides
Cruise Ship Deaths Murders
Missing Passengers Crew
Cruise Ship Listing Sinking
Cruise Groundings Collisions
Cruise Fires Explosions Pirates

 

 

 

P & O Cruises Azura
Cruise Ship Excursion Bus Crash

10 Passengers Injured 1 Dead Dominica Nov 9 2016

On Wednesday November 9 , 2016, around noon, P&O Cruises ship Azura passengers were on a cruise ship excursion in Dominica when the excursion bus was involved in a head-on collision. Twelve passengers were injured, ten of the passengers were from Azura, one passenger has died.

The dead passenger is reportedly British as were all the injured.

Azura sailed from Southampton on Friday October 28, 2016 for a 14-night Caribbean cruise with more than 3,000 passengers aboard and just arrived in Roseau, Dominica earlier that day.

Azura had called at Ponta Delgada, Azores, Philipsburg, St. Maarten, Castries, St Lucia before arriving in Roseau, Dominica. The cruise ship continued on to St Georges, Grenada and Bridgetown, Barbados, before returning to Southampton.

P & O Cruises made a public statement on their Facebook page, "We'd like to advise you of some very sad news. A bus operated by a shore excursion provider was involved in a collision in Dominica on Wednesday lunchtime. The bus was carrying 12 passengers, including 10 guests from Azura. The cause of the accident is not yet known. One passenger has sadly died of their injuries. Another 9 passengers were injured and treated at a local hospital, with the majority now discharged."

Track all cruise ships live in the Caribbean, in real time on our Live Cruise Ship Tracker or just track Azura

Featured or New Cruise Ship Incidents


Related Cruise Bruise Investigations
  • Cruise Bruise Investigates

  • Suggested Reading

    Cruise Bruise Buzz!