Tag: hit and run

Smash-and-run driver leaves plate behind

Smash-and-run driver leaves plate behind

| 06/11/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A driver who rear-ended another vehicle on Crewe Road, George Town, on Tuesday evening fled the scene but left his bumper behind with the registration plate attached, leaving a significant clue to his identity. Police responded to the collision near Ryan’s Retreat at about 5pm, where they learned that both cars involved were heading […]

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Cyclists and pedestrians suffer over bad driving

Cyclists and pedestrians suffer over bad driving

| 19/09/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service statistics show that 88 cyclists and pedestrians were hit by cars last year on local roads. Three people were killed and another 57 sustained injuries, many of them serious. Although police usually issue releases when a person is killed or badly hurt on the roads, many of these collisions […]

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Driver ready to admit killing cyclist in hit-and-run

Driver ready to admit killing cyclist in hit-and-run

| 03/06/2019

(CNS): A man accused of killing a cyclist in an early morning hit-and-run in George Town in April is keen to admit the charges against him, the court heard Friday, but not all of the facts of the fatal collision have yet been established. Wilfred Ellington Myles Jr, from George Town, is charged with causing […]

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Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 16/05/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that officers have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Cayman Brac on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The woman was arrested over a week ago, on 8 May, in relation to the fatal incident on 22 March on Watering Place Road near to La Esperanza bar. Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55), […]

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Cyclist injured in another hit-and-run

Cyclist injured in another hit-and-run

| 08/05/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A man cycling along Shedden Road was injured when he was struck by a white car last night near to the junction of Mary Street in central George Town. At around 10:15pm the driver of the car, which police said could have been a two-door Honda Prelude, came from behind the cyclist but after […]

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GoFundMe page created for cyclist killed in hit-and-run

GoFundMe page created for cyclist killed in hit-and-run

| 16/04/2019 | 67 Comments

(CNS: Police have now identified the man who was killed when he was knocked off his bicycle on North Church Street in George Town early yesterday morning. Ignacio “Nacho” Kirzner (21), an Argentinian national, was riding to work at the Kimpton when he was hit by a vehicle and left in road at around 5:30am. […]

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Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

Police make arrest in fatal hit and run

| 15/04/2019

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have arrested a 28-year-old-man on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, driving a vehicle whilst disqualified, driving a vehicle without insurance and leaving the scene of an accident after a cyclist was killed on the road this morning. An as yet unidentified man, who is a resident of Cayman from overseas, […]

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Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 24/03/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed, or has information about, the death of Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55) in a fatal hit-and-run on Cayman Brac early Friday morning to contact them. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit on Grand Cayman are on the Brac to help local officers with the ongoing investigation […]

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Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

| 22/03/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal hit-and-run in the early hours of Friday morning in which an as yet unidentified man, believed to be in his 50’s, was killed on Cayman Brac. The emergency services were called to Watering Place Road, near to the La Esperanza bar, around 4:00 this morning after […]

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Support cop accused of hit and run

Support cop accused of hit and run

| 23/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Professional Standards Unit is conducting an investigation alongside a criminal inquiry after an auxiliary constable was arrested following a hit-and-run Sunday. At around 12:30am Sunday morning, 21 May, officers were called out to the incident by Tropical Plaza on Smith Road, where a woman was hit by a car. She was taken […]

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Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

Cyclist injured in hit-and-run

| 10/04/2017 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A driver of an unidentified car knocked a 69-year-old man off his bicycle and left the scene at the weekend. The victim was taken to hospital with minor injuries, but the driver left before emergency services arrived, according to the police, who are now appealing for witnesses. The collision happened at around 12:15 am […]

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