Tag: road accident

Driver critical after light pole crash

Driver critical after light pole crash

| 23/11/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): A driver is currently in a critical condition at the Cayman  Islands Hospital after a collision with a light pole at around 9:00pm last night, 22 November. Emergency personnel were called to the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, south of Yacht Drive, where the single car crash had happened. Police [...]

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Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

Cyclist seriously injured by suspect drunk driver

| 10/11/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): A cyclist was seriously injured Thursday evening in a collision with a vehicle near to the Butterfield Roundabout on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in George Town in which a suspected drunk driver ended up in a five-car smash. Police were called to the scene at about 5:30pm yesterday and found [...]

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Cops face crime loaded weekend on local roads

Cops face crime loaded weekend on local roads

| 06/11/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The RCIPS had another busy weekend on the roads across Grand Cayman dealing with drivers attempting to evade road blocks, failing to stop when pulled over by police and major collisions involving drunk drivers. Police said they also chased a stolen car in George Town in the early hours of Mon [...]

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Probation for driver seriously injured in crash

Probation for driver seriously injured in crash

| 03/11/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): A man severely injured in a two-car collision in which he was thrown from the driver’s seat was allowed to plead guilty to a charge of careless driving by the crown Thursday, and was subsequently sentenced to 18 months probation. Dominique Pearson (34) was not wearing a seatbelt and driving [...]

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Booze and rain fuel more road crashes

Booze and rain fuel more road crashes

| 30/10/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): Police dealt with 30 crashes on Cayman’s roads this weekend caused by a combination of wet conditions and drunk drivers. At least four people were arrested for drinking and driving and police are also on the lookout for a driver who fled the scene after mowing down a cyclist. “We saw [...]

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Driver arrested over Town Hall Road crash

Driver arrested over Town Hall Road crash

| 11/10/2017
(CNS): Police have arrested a 29-year-old woman from George Town on suspicion of dangerous driving following the crash on Town Hall Road, West Bay, on Monday morning. The woman has been granted bail while police continue their investigations into what happened. No details have been released by the [...]

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Scooter rider’s leg broken in yet another major crash

Scooter rider’s leg broken in yet another major crash

| 10/10/2017 | 17 Comments
(CNS): Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the latest major collision on Grand Cayman after a scooter rider was taken to hospital last night, Monday 9 October. The RCIPS said that the rider was thrown off his bike after a crash at the junction of Eastern Avenue involving a red Mit [...]

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Drivers hospitalised after major West Bay crash

Drivers hospitalised after major West Bay crash

| 09/10/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Two drivers were rushed to hospital Monday morning after a major collision on Town Hall Road in West Bay at around 9am. Although police have not yet released details, it appears the two vehicles crashed between Farrington Lane and Boltin’s Avenue causing major damage to both cars. The road [...]

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Cyclist‘s death to be heard by coroner’s court

Cyclist‘s death to be heard by coroner’s court

| 09/10/2017
(CNS): More than two years after Rhonda Marie Ebanks-Azan (61) was killed as she rode her bicycle near Savannah Primary School, the coroner will examine the case this week. Although the 54-year-old driver of the F250 truck that hit Ebanks-Azan was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless d [...]

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Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck

Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck

| 08/10/2017 | 36 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police have confirmed that the man who was killed following a collision in East End involving a motor bike and a truck near to the blow-holes Sunday was 30-year-old Caymanian Tonie Rodrigues of East End. The RCIPS said that emergency services responded to the scene of the colli [...]

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Booze continues to fuel road smashes

Booze continues to fuel road smashes

| 02/10/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): Drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol remain the main cause of the high numbers of collisions on Cayman’s roads, police have said, adding that this was compounded last weekend by the wet weather. Officers faced another three days of trouble on the roads, with 22 crashe [...]

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