Tag: road accident

Police rider in call-out crash

Police rider in call-out crash

| 03/12/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): A police officer landed in hospital Monday after the motorcycle he was riding was involved in a collision with a private SUV on the Linford Pierson Highway. According to a press release from the RCIPS, the officer was responding to an incident shortly after 7:30am, with lights and sirens activated, when the crash happened. […]

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Two killed in separate BT crashes

Two killed in separate BT crashes

| 25/11/2019 | 35 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Two men have been killed in two separate motor collisions in Bodden Town which happened around 12 hours apart. Police have confirmed that a pedestrian was run down by at least one car, probably two both of which left the scene, in the Lookout Garden area of the district on Sunday evening at […]

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Cop cars crash on way to call

Cop cars crash on way to call

| 08/11/2019 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Two police cars travelling in the same direction en route to an incident managed to crash into each other Thursday afternoon. The two marked vehicles were driving east on Shamrock Road when they collided close to Agricola Drive at around 4pm, the RCIPS said in a release. One of the drivers sustained minor injuries […]

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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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Traffic jammed to BT after rush-hour crash

Traffic jammed to BT after rush-hour crash

| 04/11/2019 | 68 Comments

(CNS): The usual morning traffic woes were compounded on Monday, after a jeep and truck crashed on Shamrock Road, near to Peanuts gas station in the West Bound Lane at around 7am, police said. According to posts on social media, traffic was stationary for more than an hour in the wake of the smash and […]

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Ed officials say safety is priority

Ed officials say safety is priority

| 24/09/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Education Services maintains that official protocols were all followed on Monday after a school bus transporting students from Clifton Hunter crashed in East End. The department said safety remains the priority and although everything was done correctly in the wake of the collision with a private car, it will review the […]

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Police report two dozen weekend smashes

Police report two dozen weekend smashes

| 23/09/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Once again cars were colliding with light poles, walls, fences and each other in another crash-packed weekend on Cayman’s Roads. The RCIPS confirmed Monday that they had received reports of 24 crashes since Friday, fortunately none of them were serious. Meanwhile, on Monday afternoon police were called to a collision involving a school bus […]

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Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

| 15/09/2019

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police are appealing for witnesses to the serious smash in Bodden Town on Saturday night in which one man was seriously injured. Officers said he remains in hospital in a critical condition as they urged anyone with information to contact the traffic unit. A 31-year-old man has already been arrested on suspicion […]

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Cop car crashes en route to call

Cop car crashes en route to call

| 12/09/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): An unmarked police car crashed into a light pole Thursday morning as it was responding to a call, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed. The vehicle was travelling west on Bodden Road in George Town with lights and sirens activated when the smash happened at around 9:30am today. Police said that the […]

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Rider critical after motorbike crash

Rider critical after motorbike crash

| 11/09/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A motorbike rider is in a critical condition after he lost control of the motorcycle as he was riding along the West Bay Road around 10:00pm on Sunday. The bike left the roadway near the junction of Willie Farrington Drive, close to Foster’s Supermarket, and the rider sustained serious injuries. No other vehicles were […]

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Jamaican couple killed in East End crash

Jamaican couple killed in East End crash

| 10/09/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The two people killed in Saturday’s early morning fatal collision in East End were Lopez George Higgins (26) and Charlisa Titanya Chambers (27), both Jamaican nationals who were living in the Cayman Islands. The car they were in was involved in a head-on smash on Seaview Road in the High Rock area at around […]

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