Tag: road accident

Ed officials say safety is priority

Ed officials say safety is priority

| 24/09/2019 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Education Services maintains that official protocols were all followed on Monday after a school bus transporting students from Clifton Hunter crashed in East End. The department said safety remains the priority and although everything was done correctly in the wake of the collision with a private car, it will review the […]

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Police report two dozen weekend smashes

Police report two dozen weekend smashes

| 23/09/2019 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Once again cars were colliding with light poles, walls, fences and each other in another crash-packed weekend on Cayman’s Roads. The RCIPS confirmed Monday that they had received reports of 24 crashes since Friday, fortunately none of them were serious. Meanwhile, on Monday afternoon police were called to a collision involving a school bus […]

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Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

Man critically injured in 3-vehicle crash

| 15/09/2019

(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police are appealing for witnesses to the serious smash in Bodden Town on Saturday night in which one man was seriously injured. Officers said he remains in hospital in a critical condition as they urged anyone with information to contact the traffic unit. A 31-year-old man has already been arrested on suspicion […]

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Cop car crashes en route to call

Cop car crashes en route to call

| 12/09/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): An unmarked police car crashed into a light pole Thursday morning as it was responding to a call, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed. The vehicle was travelling west on Bodden Road in George Town with lights and sirens activated when the smash happened at around 9:30am today. Police said that the […]

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Rider critical after motorbike crash

Rider critical after motorbike crash

| 11/09/2019 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A motorbike rider is in a critical condition after he lost control of the motorcycle as he was riding along the West Bay Road around 10:00pm on Sunday. The bike left the roadway near the junction of Willie Farrington Drive, close to Foster’s Supermarket, and the rider sustained serious injuries. No other vehicles were […]

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Jamaican couple killed in East End crash

Jamaican couple killed in East End crash

| 10/09/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The two people killed in Saturday’s early morning fatal collision in East End were Lopez George Higgins (26) and Charlisa Titanya Chambers (27), both Jamaican nationals who were living in the Cayman Islands. The car they were in was involved in a head-on smash on Seaview Road in the High Rock area at around […]

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DEH truck involved in East End fatal crash

DEH truck involved in East End fatal crash

| 07/09/2019 | 93 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED SATURDAY 7:48pm: The truck involved in a fatal two-vehicle collision in East End around 3:00 Saturday morning was a Department of Environmental Health vehicle, the Health Ministry confirmed Saturday evening. Two people in a car that collided with the DEH truck on Sea View Road near High Rock Drive were killed as a […]

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Cops pepper spray driver resisting arrest

Cops pepper spray driver resisting arrest

| 04/09/2019

(CNS): A 23-year-old man involved in a single-vehicle crash near the Yacht Club Roundabout early Sunday morning was pepper sprayed by the police after he resisted arrest for drinking and driving. The RCIPS said that one of the police officers received minor injuries during the struggle, and both he and the driver were treated at […]

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RCIPS denies police chase at time of fatal crash

RCIPS denies police chase at time of fatal crash

| 02/09/2019

(CNS): A 27-year-old man has died and a 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving following a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning. Despite social media posts claiming that the police were chasing the car when it crashed, the RCIPS has stated that this is incorrect, and that while they […]

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Man in critical condition after BT crash

Man in critical condition after BT crash

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Two people were seriously injured, one of whom is said to be in critical condition, following a single-vehicle crash in the vicinity of Doubloon Drive, Bodden Town, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police said that the driver of the vehicle lost control and collided with the wall of a residence in […]

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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 […]

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