Tag: road accident

Car lands in water after light pole smash

Car lands in water after light pole smash

| 22/01/2021 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating yet another dangerous collision on Cayman’s roads after a driver ended up in the sea following a collision with a light pole at the Frank Sound, Bodden Town Road junction. The soggy smash happened at about 5:45pm on Wednesday, when a black Ford Edge collided with the pole and flew into […]

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Suspect drunk driver has narrow escape

Suspect drunk driver has narrow escape

| 19/01/2021

(CNS): The driver of a grey Kia Cerato who crashed into a wall on Sunday evening in Bodden Town was uninjured after a lucky escape. The 26-year-old man from West Bay was helped out of the car by a member of the public after it caught fire shortly after the collision. However, he was arrested […]

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Police identify victim in West Bay crash

Police identify victim in West Bay crash

| 19/01/2021 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Police have identified the young man killed in the single-vehicle crash last weekend as Shayne Anthony Ewart (24) from West Bay. However, the RCIPS has not offered any more details about the fatal collision. The crash happened early Saturday morning, just minutes after the green Honda Accord had been pursued by police, having driven […]

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One killed in crash after police chase

One killed in crash after police chase

| 16/01/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): UPDATED Saturday 2:30pm: One person has died following a serious crash in West Bay early Saturday morning. Police finally confirmed the details Saturday afternoon, revealing that a 24-year-old man had been killed and two other people were in hospital with serious injuries after the collision, which happened shortly after police had abandoned a chase […]

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Cops concerned over road smash numbers

Cops concerned over road smash numbers

| 11/01/2021 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Police were called to almost 250 crashes on Cayman’s roads over the month-long holiday road safety campaign, Operation Winter Guardian.In addition, officers issued more than 630 tickets to drivers and 40 people were arrested for drunk driving. While no one lost their lives on the roads during December, the RCIPS is concerned about the […]

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School PE teacher hit by car in critical condition

School PE teacher hit by car in critical condition

| 18/12/2020 | 54 Comments

(CNS): Cayman International School’s physical education teacher at the primary school is in hospital in critical condition after he was run down on the West Bay road Wednesday evening. As he was crossing the road with his dog at around 6pm, Greg Simcoe was hit by a Toyota Hiace van near Cemetery Beach at the […]

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Pedestrian run down in Bodden Town dies

Pedestrian run down in Bodden Town dies

| 28/11/2020 | 21 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The man who was run down on Thursday morning in the Lower Valley area of Bodden Town and died as a result of his injuries has now (32) He died at the Cayman Islands Hospital on Friday evening. So far police have released very few details as to how the man was struck […]

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Pedestrian hit in Bodden  Town, seriously injured

Pedestrian hit in Bodden Town, seriously injured

| 26/11/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Police have issued a short press release confirming that a pedestrian was knocked down and seriously injured in Lower Valley this morning. The person was hit by an as yet unidentified vehicle on Shamrock Road close to Woodland Drive. They were taken by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital, where they are said to […]

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Drunk driver suspect escapes from cop car

Drunk driver suspect escapes from cop car

| 24/11/2020 | 17 Comments

(CNS): A woman arrested for drunk driving following a crash on the West Bay Road on Sunday made a run for it when the cop car she was in stopped at the hospital. However, the woman handed herself in yesterday, police said, as they continue the investigation into the smash in which a second driver […]

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Witnesses sought to smash after cop chase

Witnesses sought to smash after cop chase

| 18/11/2020

(CNS): Police are calling for witnesses to an early morning smash in West Bay on 1 November that resulted in a Honda Civic crashing into a wall and overturning just past the district fire station. The 19-year-old driver, who was badly injured in the crash, had sped through a police road block shortly before the […]

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Brac cyclist hit by truck airlifted to GC

Brac cyclist hit by truck airlifted to GC

| 16/11/2020

(CNS): A cyclist who was hit by a Ford F150 pick-up truck on West End East Road, Cayman Brac, on Saturday evening has been airlifted to Grand Cayman with serious though not life-threatening injuries. The 51-year-old man who was driving the truck was unhurt but he has been arrested on suspicion of driving whilst impaired.

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