One happened where everyone could see and the other where there were not so many prying eyes.
Both occurred on a Friday afternoon.
A taxi overran the footpath and was held in check by a cement garden wall that is part of the new Apia Waterfront Boulevard.
The crash occurred during the busy afternoon rush hour. Only the driver, taxi and the cement wall felt the impact and were left with a few bruises, dents and cracks.
A small white van was struck from the side at the intersection between Si’usega and Nu’u.
The car was left sideways unable to drive off under its own steam. It was not immediately clear what happened except that it appeared there was some indecision involved whether to go or to stop.