Tag: road accident

Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

Dangerous driver in fatal smash to do 80hrs service work

| 22/06/2018
(CNS): A Grand Court judge ordered Noel Vaughn Douglas (37) to undertake 80 hours of community service work over the next 12 months for his conviction for dangerous driving ahead of a major crash in which his close friend Matthew Owens (31) was killed. Douglas was acquitted of causing Owen’s [...]

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Firetruck swipes SUV at major GT junction

Firetruck swipes SUV at major GT junction

| 19/06/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Police were on the scene of yet another alarming collision in George Town on Tuesday, after a firetruck reportedly collided with an SUV, flipping the vehicle into the air. The crash happened just after 2pm at the junction of Shedden Road and North Sound Road in central George Town, close to J [...]

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Car smashes into wooden building

Car smashes into wooden building

| 18/06/2018 | 13 Comments
(CNS):  The driver of a silver Picanto was lucky to escape with minor injuries on Saturday after he lost control of the car and smashed into a small wooden building on North Church Street. The emergency services responded to the smash around 5:20pm, which happened across from Da Fish Shack near t [...]

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Six people land in hospital in latest major smash

Six people land in hospital in latest major smash

| 11/06/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): Police were on the scene of yet another major smash on Cayman’s roads on Sunday, when two cars collided in Bodden Town. Six people were taken to hospital, although police said they had all sustained only minor injuries in the crash, which involved two cars on Shamrock Road in the Lower [...]

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Inquest finds misadventure in deadly EE road smash

Inquest finds misadventure in deadly EE road smash

| 08/06/2018 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The deaths of Shannay Delapenha (22), Ian Mansell (72), Pamela Mansell (74) and Marlene Wright (60) in a major crash in East End last year were found to have been caused by misadventure following an inquest this week. The jury returned the verdict after hearing details of how Delapenha, a r [...]

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Driver arrested for fatal collision on Shamrock Road

Driver arrested for fatal collision on Shamrock Road

| 31/05/2018 | 3 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has said that the driver of the white car involved in a fatal collision Monday has now been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving. The 42-year-old man from George Town is currently on bail as the investigation continues. Carlton Wil [...]

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Pedestrian hit on Shamrock Road dies in hospital

Pedestrian hit on Shamrock Road dies in hospital

| 31/05/2018 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed that Carlton William Farrell (68) of Bodden Town, who was critically injured when he was hit by a car on Shamrock Road Monday, has died as a result of those injuries. Farrell, who was knocked down by a white car in the Lower Valley area as he crossed the road, died [&hel [...]

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Car smashes into wall, brings down two poles

Car smashes into wall, brings down two poles

| 22/05/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: A woman sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries Sunday evening when the car she was in smashed through a concrete wall and brought down two light poles in West Bay. The crash happened around 6:30pm on North West Point Road at the junction of Rennie Ebanks Road and involved [...]

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One driver causes five-car pile-up

One driver causes five-car pile-up

| 17/05/2018 | 32 Comments
(CNS): One person ended up in hospital with minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after a single driver caused a five-car pile-up close to the Savannah Primary School on Shamrock Road. The collision, which blocked the eastbound lane for more than an hour, was caused by a white Nissan Caravan crashing [...]

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Jailed drunk driver released pending appeal

Jailed drunk driver released pending appeal

| 09/05/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): A fireman from Cayman Brac who was jailed for 18 months last month following his conviction for dangerous driving and seriously injuring the driver he hit in the smash was bailed Monday pending an appeal against the sentence. Colburn Martin (26) was involved in a drunken head-on collision on [...]

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Victims of bus smash escape with minor injuries

Victims of bus smash escape with minor injuries

| 09/05/2018 | 28 Comments
(CNS): A bus driver and one of his passengers escaped with just minor injuries following a major collision on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway yesterday evening. At around 5pm Tuesday (8 May) the police were called to the crash just south of the Seven Mile Public Beach roundabout. A white Honda CR-V an [...]

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