Elderly woman killed in Brac crash

| 28/01/2016 | 8 Comments

Cayman News Service(CNS): Police have confirmed that Ethel Venola Ebanks (86) died this morning after a single vehicle accident on the Stake Bay Road, Cayman Brac, near to Kirkconnell’s Supermarket. Police said that Ebanks, who was driving, appears to have been exiting the parking lot when she lost control of her car and hit a nearby light pole. RCIPS officers and emergency personnel were called and she was taken to Faith Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. 

Police are now investigating the accident, which is the first road death of 2016.


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  1. Paolo says:

    Venola was old in age, but very young in her spirit. She was a very funny great grandmother, always laughing playing domino and having a beers with young people. She will be missed. Condolences to all her big family. Love and peace.

  2. Paolo says:

    Venola was very young in her spirit, very funny and full all life. It was always fun to be around her, she will be missed. Condolences to all her big family.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Oh no, this is so sad.
    Condolences to the family. May she rest in peace.

  4. Anonymous says:

    God bless her soul, 85 is not a good age to be driving though..

    • Anonymous says:

      She was a very youthful 85 year old. Always fun to be with. This is very sad. May God bless and comfort her family.

    • Anonymous says:

      Never judge a driver by his age; judge a driver by his ability. Lots of drivers in their 80s that are more responsible on the road than many 30 year olds.

      • Anonymous says:

        No, really do judge drivers by their age. Many drivers over 75 vastly over-estimate their ability to drive and are a risk to other road users and pedestrians.

        • Anonymous says:

          Insurance ratings do not lie and support your comment. The elderly are much much worse drivers than they believe and the public believes.

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