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Tag: dangerous driving

Spliff-rolling driver gets 4 years for fatal crash

Spliff-rolling driver gets 4 years for fatal crash

| 25/07/2017 | 53 Comments
(CNS): Antonio Kelly (21), who admitted rolling a spliff while driving at around 85mph before crashing a car and killing his passenger, was handed a four year jail term Tuesday. Kelly was driving Jordan Ebanks’ car when he lost control on Old Robin Road in early hours of 17 November 2013. Kel [...]

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Car was doing 127mph before 7MB fatal smash

Car was doing 127mph before 7MB fatal smash

| 24/07/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The 33-year-old man who was driving a black Audi that crashed and burst into flames on the West Bay Road in September 2015 was travelling at 127mph before the crash by the Seven Mile Public Beach. Jessie Perry (21), a passenger in the car, died about a week later, having sustained severe bu [...]

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Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): A driver who mowed down a pedestrian as she walked along the pavement near Lime Tree Bay appeared in court Friday, charged with causing grievous bodily harm, dangerous driving, leaving the scene of an accident and having no insurance. The 69-year-old woman is understood to be paralysed from h [...]

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Armed cops arrest WB man for dangerous driving

Armed cops arrest WB man for dangerous driving

| 12/06/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man is facing a list of traffic violations after he failed to stop for police when he was speeding along North West Point Road on Saturday at around 1:30pm. He was hailed to stop by armed officers but he failed to stop so they followed the vehicle, which eventually stopped further [...]

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Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

Suspect drunk drivers cause multiple car pile-ups

| 15/05/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Two women have been arrested on suspicion of DUI following two separate and unrelated major crashes in George Town this weekend in which the drivers caused multiple car pile-ups. The first happened on Saturday night at around 9:30pm on South Church Street and Boilers Road and the second at a [...]

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BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

BMW driver denies causing death of motorcyclist

| 25/04/2017
(CNS): Noel Vaughan Douglas has denied causing the death of Matthew Owens (31) in September 2015 in a collision in the early hours of the morning on the Linford Pierson Highway. Vaughan (36) was driving a BMW 328i, while Owens, who died at the scene of the crash, was on a motorbike. Douglas appeared [...]

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Driver charged in 2016 road death

Driver charged in 2016 road death

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): A man was charged yesterday with causing death by dangerous driving and DUI in relation to a fatal road collision 14 months ago on Shamrock Road, Savannah, near to Countryside Shopping Village. The 54-year-old man was arrested at the scene where Denvil Mitchell (40) from West Bay died in the [...]

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All hit-and-run lawyer’s appeals rejected

All hit-and-run lawyer’s appeals rejected

| 06/04/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal has rejected all eight grounds of appeal submitted by former corporate lawyer Simon Courtney (51) in relation to his convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton. In a writt [...]

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Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

Jailed hit-and-run lawyer awaits appeal decision

| 10/03/2017 | 43 Comments
(CNS): Simon Courtney, the former corporate lawyer convicted of causing GBH to an elderly couple visiting Cayman in 2015 when he crashed his souped-up Mustang near the Ritz-Carlton, appeared in the Cayman Islands court of Appeal Thursday. Courtney appealed his conviction and, if that fails, his sent [...]

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Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

| 17/02/2017
(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in relation to a major collision on the West Bay Road in the early hours of 14 September 2015, near Public Beach.  The crash claimed the life of Jessie Perry (21) , who was a passenger in the black [& [...]

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No punishment for hit-and-run killer over leaving scene

No punishment for hit-and-run killer over leaving scene

| 15/02/2017 | 66 Comments
(CNS): A former immigration officer who was recently convicted of causing the death of Donnie Ray Connor in a hit-and-run collision on the Linford Pierson Highway in April 2015 was discharged by the Summary Court Tuesday for leaving the scene in connection with the case. Nicholas Tibbetts (25) was [...]

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