Tag: road accident

Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

| 17/02/2017

(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in relation to a major collision on the West Bay Road in the early hours of 14 September 2015, near Public Beach.  The crash claimed the life of Jessie Perry (21) , who was a passenger in the blac [...]

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Weekend hit-and-run suspect arrested

Weekend hit-and-run suspect arrested

| 25/01/2017

(CNS): Police have tracked down the suspect who they believe left the scene in a light-coloured Honda Pilot SUV after hitting and seriously injuring an elderly woman as she walked along the West Bay Road Saturday evening.  The 32-year-old man from Bodden Town was arrested yesterday on suspicion [...]

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Driver suffers broken leg after car flips

Driver suffers broken leg after car flips

| 24/01/2017 | 26 Comments

(CNS): In yet another serious smash on Grand Cayman’s roads, a driver suffered a broken leg this weekend after the car he was driving flipped over at the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout on Shamrock Road around midnight on Saturday night. Police said that no other cars were involved in the crash [...]

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Elderly woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

Elderly woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

| 24/01/2017 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are searching for a light-coloured Honda Pilot SUV which they believe was involved in a hit-and-run on the West Bay Road. A 69-year-old woman was badly injured when she was struck by the car as she walked on the pavement and has been flown overseas for treatment. The RCIPS revealed [...]

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Fire officer acquitted in hit-and-run case

Fire officer acquitted in hit-and-run case

| 13/01/2017 | 55 Comments

(CNS): A magistrate has thrown out the charges against senior fire officer, John Bodden, for a hit-and-run in 2015, for which he was accused of colliding with two brothers who were crossing the street on a bicycle and fleeing the scene. One of the boys, who was just 14 at the time, sustained a fr [...]

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Fire officers released from hospital

Fire officers released from hospital

| 12/01/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Fire fighters Jason McCoy and Garfield Ritch, who were both injured when a fire truck flipped on the Cayman Brac airport runway last week, have been released from hospital, officials have confirmed. Meanwhile, the investigation into what went wrong continues and plans are being made to shu [...]

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Road blocked by collision during commuter hour

Road blocked by collision during commuter hour

| 11/01/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Officers from the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit were out on the roads again this morning dealing with another traffic collision. At around 8:15am a brown Honda CRV and a Ford Explorer crashed near to the Southern Skies Apartments along South Sound Road. Although no one involved in the smas [...]

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Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

| 10/01/2017

(CNS): Some six months after a head-on collision between a white Honda Accord and a silver Chevrolet Coronado on Shamrock Road, police have charged the Honda driver with a number of drug offences. The RCIPS said the 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged on 21 December with possession of co [...]

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Two major car smashes in Bodden Town

Two major car smashes in Bodden Town

| 09/01/2017 | 14 Comments

(CNS): One driver remains in hospital being treated for serious injuries and a second escaped with just minor injuries following two separate single-car crashes in Bodden Town on Sunday. The first happened at around 5am on 8 January near Walter’s Estates on Shamrock Road, when a white Kia seda [...]

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Brac airport reopens for small aircraft

Brac airport reopens for small aircraft

| 07/01/2017 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Following the accident Thursday on the Cayman Brac runway, in which one of the fire trucks overturned during a routine speed test, authorities say that the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport reopened for the smaller Cayman Airways Limited aircraft Thursday evening, though the jet s [...]

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Accident on Crewe Road

Accident on Crewe Road

| 05/01/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A three-car accident at the intersection of Smith Road and Crewe Road is currently blocking traffic but police say that tow trucks are on scene and the road should be cleared shortly. The RCIPS responded to reports of the accident just after 2:00pm today (5 January). At least one person w [...]

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