Tag: fatality

Tributes pour in as former fire chief dies

Tributes pour in as former fire chief dies

| 30/04/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Kirkland Nixon, the Cayman Islands’ first local chief fire officer, who headed up the service for more than 40 years, died this morning after being ill for several months. Nixon (73) was a popular public figure who was as well known for his passion for orchids as he was for his long pub [...]

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One dead in North Side crash

One dead in North Side crash

| 29/04/2018 | 35 Comments
(CNS): One person is confirmed dead and two others injured following a crash Sunday evening on North Side Road, close to the Old Man Bay grocery store, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. Just before 8pm on Sunday, 29 April, a vehicle with a driver and two passengers crashed into a [...]

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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 dr [...]

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Visitor dies after East End dive trip

Visitor dies after East End dive trip

| 23/04/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A 70-year-old woman who was visiting the Cayman Islands from the United States died on Friday after scuba diving in East End. Police said emergency services were called out around 9am after the woman had encountered difficulties on the dive. Despite attempts at CPR, the victim was pronounced [...]

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Police appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

Police appeal for witnesses in fatal collision

| 16/04/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS): Officers investigating the death of Susan Simoy Sumalapao (56), who was killed on Thursday morning as she attempted to cross the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, are appealing to anyone who may have seen the collision to come forward. The investigators said they were interested in talking with so [...]

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Woman hit by SUV in ETH fatal collision

Woman hit by SUV in ETH fatal collision

| 12/04/2018 | 135 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: The police have now identified the 56-year-old woman from the Philippines who was killed Thursday morning after she was struck by a Ford Edge SUV as Susan Simoy Sumalapao. She was hit at around 8am as she was crossing the Esterley Tibbetts Highway on the southbound carriageway, just [...]

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Pedestrian killed on ETH

Pedestrian killed on ETH

| 12/04/2018 | 250 Comments
(CNS): Emergency services are on the scene of a fatal collision along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, where it appears a woman has been knocked down and killed, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The RCIPS released a short statement at about 8:15 this morning, stating that police, [...]

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WB man dies after Rum Point fishing trip

WB man dies after Rum Point fishing trip

| 03/04/2018 | 25 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED Wednesday: The 76-year-old man from West Bay who died following a fishing trip in Rum Point Road, North Side, Monday has been named as Dorriel McLean. The police said McLean had been in the water fishing when at about 12:45pm he encountered difficulties and was assisted by his family [...]

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West Bay man arrested over fatal crash

West Bay man arrested over fatal crash

| 27/03/2018
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving in relation to a crash Sunday evening that resulted in the death of a motorbike rider, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service have said. Lenny Ray Pinet-Trusty (35), who worked at the local ha [...]

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Rider killed in Spotts road crash

Rider killed in Spotts road crash

| 26/03/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): A man was killed Sunday evening when the motorbike he was riding collided with a car in the Spotts area of George Town at about 5:20pm. Police have begun investigating the crash, which happened on Shamrock Road close to Soto Lane. Emergency services were dispatched to the scene of the crash b [...]

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Driver cleared of killing best friend in crash

Driver cleared of killing best friend in crash

| 15/03/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) was found guilty Thursday of dangerous driving, but acquitted of killing his best friend after a jury took more than four hours to come to a majority verdict in the case where Matthew Owens (31) died. Douglas, who had pleaded not guilty to causing his close friendR [...]

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