Tag: road accident

Seven injured in two-car smash

Seven injured in two-car smash

| 06/08/2019 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Seven people were taken to hospital Tuesday after two cars crashed on Shamrock Road close to Bueno Vista. Police said both sides of the road had to be temporarily closed to allow the clean-up of debris from the two vehicles, which were both damaged extensively. The collision happened around 1:50pm. Police, the EMS and […]

Continue Reading

Police seek witnesses in dirt bike fatality

Police seek witnesses in dirt bike fatality

| 06/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The police have revealed that the man killed on Sunday after losing control of a dirt bike he was riding was Virgil Bush from West Bay. Contrary to information that the driver had been a young man, Bush was 57 years old. Officers from the traffic department investigating the case are now appealing to […]

Continue Reading

Dirt bike rider killed in WB crash

Dirt bike rider killed in WB crash

| 05/08/2019 | 49 Comments

(CNS): A young dirt bike rider was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital early Monday morning, some eight hours after he was involved in a crash on Watercourse Road in West Bay on Sunday evening. The police said that the rider, who was travelling northeast near Ruby Lane, lost control of the bike and […]

Continue Reading

Medivac training diverts to real crash

Medivac training diverts to real crash

| 09/07/2019 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Paramedic Shawn Kelly from the HSA took to the skies in the police chopper with the RCIPS Air Operations Unit crew on Saturday morning in a familiarisation exercise, but it wasn’t long before the training deployment turned into a real emergency. During the flight the helicopter received a report about a serious crash in […]

Continue Reading

Motorcyclist leaves scene after smash with cop car

Motorcyclist leaves scene after smash with cop car

| 08/07/2019 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a collision between one of their unmarked vehicles and a motorbike last Friday evening in Prospect. In a short release the RCIPS said that around 5pm the unmarked police Chevy Aveo and the bike crashed at the intersection of Mangrove Avenue and Orange Drive, leaving the RCIPS vehicle with damage to […]

Continue Reading

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. […]

Continue Reading

Cyclist injured in collision with van

Cyclist injured in collision with van

| 04/07/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A cyclist was taken to the Cayman Islands hospital around 7:00 Thursday morning with non-life-threatening injuries after a collision in West Bay involving a van, which overturned as a result, police said. The driver of the van sustained minor injuries in the crash on Batabano Road near the intersection with Esterley Tibbetts Highway. No […]

Continue Reading

Flipped car snarls up Friday traffic

Flipped car snarls up Friday traffic

| 21/06/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Two drivers were taken to hospital Friday, with non-life-threatening injuries after a collision on North Sound Road near Compass Drive at 1:30pm. A BMW heading northbound and a Subaru heading southbound crashed when the Subaru was making a right-hand turn by Kirk Office Supplies. The Subaru then overturned as a result of the smash.

Continue Reading

North Side man dies after falling from pick-up

North Side man dies after falling from pick-up

| 04/06/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have now confirmed that the 65-year-old man who was pronounced dead Tuesday, having succumbed to the serious injuries he sustained early Sunday morning when he fell off the back of a pick-up truck was George Leo Kelly.  Around 11am on 2 June police and emergency services were called to a home in […]

Continue Reading

Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

Motorbike rider and pillion seriously injured in smash

| 16/05/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Following a collision between a Yamaha motorbike and a Honda Fit on Walkers Road Wednesday night, the rider and passenger of the motorcycle were taken for treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital by emergency medical services. The rider of the motorbike is being treated for life-threatening injuries and the passenger for serious injuries. Police […]

Continue Reading

Fire crew rescues four people trapped in ETH crash

Fire crew rescues four people trapped in ETH crash

| 13/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): In yet another major collision on Grand Cayman’s roads, fire crews had to rescue four people from a two-car crash just before 9pm last night on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Three of them were taken to hospital, where they have been treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The southbound lanes were blocked for a short time […]

Continue Reading

Please support independent journalism in the Cayman Islands