The Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment of St. Vincent and the Grenadines activated its mass casualty management plan to deal with casualties in the incident, where a van transporting approximately 21 passengers 14 of which are said to be school children overturned, falling down an embankment in an area called "Rock Gutter".

The Pan American Health Organization that works closely with the Ministry in the area of emergency preparedness and risk reduction, offered assistance with emergency supplies for the victims.