Tag: road accident

Driver crashes into house on Cayman Brac

Driver crashes into house on Cayman Brac

| 20/09/2021 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A man escaped serious injury early Sunday morning when he crashed his car into a house on Cayman Brac. The single-vehicle collision happened at around 4am on 19 September on West End East Road. The driver of a white Hyundai Santa Fe had been travelling eastbound when the car left the roadway, collided with […]

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Driver charged 8 months after fatal smash

Driver charged 8 months after fatal smash

| 17/09/2021

(CNS): Police have charged a 27-year-old man from West Bay with causing the death of Shayne Ewart (24) by dangerous driving and inflicting grievous bodily harm on another passenger following a crash in the early morning hours of 16 January on the West Bay Road near the junction of Willie Farrington Drive. The man, who […]

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Two badly injured after driver hits light pole

Two badly injured after driver hits light pole

| 06/09/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The driver of a white SUV and his male passenger were admitted to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries late Friday night after crashing into a light pole in North Side. The single-vehicle collision happened on Old Robin Road in North Side just before 11:15pm and the crash brought down the pole, which fell […]

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Road smashes average 225 per month

Road smashes average 225 per month

| 03/09/2021 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS is raising the alarm once again about the significant number of crashes happening on Cayman’s roads, many of which are due to mobile phone use. So far this year, around 225 motor vehicle collisions are being reported to the police each month. The vast majority of them were categorized as ‘damage only’, […]

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Pedestrian critical after hit-and-run in GT

Pedestrian critical after hit-and-run in GT

| 01/09/2021 | 43 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: A woman is in hospital in critical condition after she was knocked down Tuesday evening by a car that left the scene. Police said the collision happened around 8pm yesterday on Shedden Road as she was crossing the road near the Edward Street intersection. She was struck by a red SUV vehicle which […]

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Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

Rogue drivers cause 40 weekend smashes

| 13/08/2021 | 58 Comments

(CNS): Last weekend traffic cops arrested eight people on suspicion of DUI, one for being in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence of alcohol and two for driving while disqualified. According to the police “just under 35 tickets” were issued, largely for speeding and illegal tint, and officers responded to almost 40 crashes […]

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Overturned truck closes Rum Point Road

Overturned truck closes Rum Point Road

| 02/08/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Police closed Rum Point Road in North Side near the Cayman Kai Public Beach on Monday morning after a truck veered off the road and overturned. While the driver was taken to hospital to be checked out, emergency services worked to remove the dump truck but had to close the road. With no alternative […]

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Minivan driver killed in dump truck crash

Minivan driver killed in dump truck crash

| 20/07/2021 | 42 Comments

(CNS): A 63-year-old man has been killed in the sixth fatal collision in the Cayman Islands so far this year. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital this morning after he was freed from the minivan he was driving by fire crews following a collision with a dump truck in Bodden Town. The crash […]

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Major smash in Bodden Town closes road

Major smash in Bodden Town closes road

| 20/07/2021 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police are on the scene of a major collision in Bodden Town in the area of Governor Russell Beach, with eastbound traffic being diverted onto Condor Road and westbound traffic being diverted onto Anton Bodden Drive. These diversions are expected to remain in place for some time. According to footage posted on social media, […]

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Two dozen weekend crashes reported

Two dozen weekend crashes reported

| 22/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Police attended two dozen crashes, one of them serious, over the Father’s Day weekend. They also issued 50 tickets, most of them for speeding, and arrested eleven drivers for drinking and driving, as the road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, continued. According to the RCIPS, officers on Grand Cayman carried out high visibility patrols and […]

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Experts stick by findings in deadly crash

Experts stick by findings in deadly crash

| 10/06/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Two crash re-constructionists who concluded that Philip Price (34) was the driver in a fatal crash in East End in 2018, in which his wife was killed but he was never prosecuted, stood by their findings when they appeared before the Coroners Court on Wednesday. The inquest jury returned a verdict of misadventure but […]

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