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Tag: road accident

Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

Hit-and-run driver charged with GBH

| 24/07/2017
(CNS): A driver who mowed down a pedestrian as she walked along the pavement near Lime Tree Bay appeared in court Friday, charged with causing grievous bodily harm, dangerous driving, leaving the scene of an accident and having no insurance. The 69-year-old woman is understood to be paralysed from h [...]

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Teenage bike rider in serious smash

Teenage bike rider in serious smash

| 23/07/2017
(CNS): An underage motorbike rider was badly inured when the green and white Kawasaki motorcycle he was riding collided with a car in Breakers on Friday evening at around 8pm. The 15-year-old boy was heading towards East End when he and the Suzuki Swift, which was heading towards Bodden Town, coll [...]

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Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

Driver arrested on DUI after early morning crash

| 21/07/2017 | 2 Comments
(CNS): A 44-year-old woman was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence following an early morning smash on Frank Sound Road, north of the fire station by the junction of Rossini and Union Streets. Police were dispatched to the single-vehicle smash at around 1:15 this morning, whe [...]

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Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

Crashes are avoidable, says traffic cop

| 20/07/2017 | 33 Comments
(CNS): In addition to the fatal collision at the airport this week, there was another accident involving a pedestrian as well as two serious crashes over the weekend, police said. After another three people wound up in hospital with serious injuries just days after the police joined forces with the [...]

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Driver loses control and lands in ocean

Driver loses control and lands in ocean

| 20/07/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS): A car ended up in the ocean Thursday morning after its driver lost control along North Church Street, George Town, police said. Other witnesses suggested the driver was confused over the gas and brake pedals, but either way the vehicle wound up in the sea just behind Mr Arthur’s grocery [...]

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Taxi driver arrested in fatal collision

Taxi driver arrested in fatal collision

| 19/07/2017
(CNS): A 69-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving in connection with the fatal collision that killed Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62). The taxi driver was arrested yesterday evening, 18 July, just before 7:00pm and has since been released on bail, pol [...]

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Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

Doctor was regular visitor to Cayman hospital

| 18/07/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The death of Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie has hit many people hard in Cayman as the doctor was a regular visitor to the local hospital, where she was much loved by patients and colleagues alike. Dr Jones-Leslie had been a locum at the HSA’s Women’s Health Clinic for several years and w [...]

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Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

| 18/07/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS) Updated: The police have confirmed that Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62), from Jamaica, died at the George Town hospital earlier this morning as a result of the injuries she sustained when she was hit by a taxi outside the airport yesterday. Police said that the 69-year-old man, from Bodden T [...]

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Woman hit by taxi at airport

Woman hit by taxi at airport

| 17/07/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): A female pedestrian was seriously injured this morning when she was mowed down by a taxi near to Andy’s Rent-a-Car and the long-term car park at the airport. Police said the woman was knocked down at around 10am Monday and she was rushed to the George Town hospital. RCIPS officers are i [...]

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Teenage cyclist injured after hitting car

Teenage cyclist injured after hitting car

| 05/07/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A 14-year-old boy sustained head and body injuries when he rode into a car Tuesday afternoon and was knocked from his bicycle. Emergency services were called to the scene just before 4:30pm yesterday after the bicycle collided with a Honda Fit on Northward Road. The teenager had exited Popla [...]

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Major crashes land three people in hospital

Major crashes land three people in hospital

| 04/07/2017 | 23 Comments
(CNS): After two major crashes over the holiday weekend, the rider of a motor scooter that collided with a car as well as the driver and passenger of a car that crashed through a yard fence and into a tree are all in hospital recovering from serious but not life-threatening injuries. The first of th [...]

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