Tag: careless driving

Head-on collision on Cayman Brac

Head-on collision on Cayman Brac

| 10/02/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Two vehicles collided on Cayman Brac Friday night after one of them swerved into the opposite lane. Police said that just before 11:20pm on 7 February, police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call about a crash involving two vehicles along South Side West Road.

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Driver smashes into airport building

Driver smashes into airport building

| 08/07/2019

(CNS): The driver of a grey Porsche SUV landed in hospital Sunday night after he smashed the car into a building on the airport site. Police said the SUV exited the road and collided with the building on Owen Roberts Drive at around 10:00pm Friday, one of many road smashes on Grand Cayman this weekend. […]

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Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

Wong’s lawyer raises allegations of perjury in traffic case

| 19/09/2018 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Local attorney Dennis Brady, who has been representing the Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Gary Wong in a protracted careless driving case, asked the court for an adjournment at his client’s sentencing hearing this week, saying he believed he may have proof that one of the witnesses in the trial committed perjury. Wong was convicted last […]

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Wong dodges DUI charge but guilty of leaving scene

Wong dodges DUI charge but guilty of leaving scene

| 23/08/2018 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Garfield “Gary” Wong was acquitted of driving under the influence on Wednesday in connection with a crash he was involved in almost five years ago. But while he avoided the drunk-driving charge, Wong was convicted of careless driving and leaving the scene of an accident, following a trial that began […]

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Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

Drunken crash lands visitor in jail

| 13/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 32-year-old Honduran national appeared in court Monday after spending the weekend in jail as a result of a crash in the early hours of Saturday morning in West Bay, in which he was suspected of drinking and driving. Omar Banegas has been charged with a list of offences that began when he ran […]

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Wong awaits decision in 4½-year-old DUI case

Wong awaits decision in 4½-year-old DUI case

| 26/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The head of enforcement at the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration, Garfield Wong, was told Wednesday that Magistrate Grace Donalds will deliver a verdict next month in a DUI case against him that has dragged on for four and a half years. Wong was charged with careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and […]

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Minister off the hook in careless driving case

Minister off the hook in careless driving case

| 14/06/2018 | 12 Comments

(CNS): The finance and economics minister, Roy McTaggart, was discharged by a traffic court magistrate Thursday, after prosecutors told the court that they had no evidence to pursue the case against him as the complainant was not willing to continue with the case. McTaggart had been charged with careless driving after a smash on Shamrock Road […]

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Driver arrested for fatal collision on Shamrock Road

Driver arrested for fatal collision on Shamrock Road

| 31/05/2018 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has said that the driver of the white car involved in a fatal collision Monday has now been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. The 42-year-old man from George Town is currently on bail as the investigation continues. Carlton William Farrell (68) of Bodden Town […]

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Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

Jail time cut for woman in fatal smash

| 24/04/2018 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal found that a judge had not given enough consideration to the personal mitigating circumstances of Anastasia Watson (24), who had killed her close friend in a road smash in 2015, when she had been handed a one-year prison term for causing death by careless driving. The panel cut […]

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Cops deal with 25 crashes in one weekend

Cops deal with 25 crashes in one weekend

| 25/09/2017 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Police faced yet another weekend of crashes in Grand Cayman after they were called out to 25 road collisions between Friday afternoon and the early hours of Monday morning. Highlighting three of the more serious accidents, police said that one driver could face prosecution for careless driving, and two were arrested for DUI, one […]

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