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Tag: road accident

Fire officer acquitted in hit-and-run case

Fire officer acquitted in hit-and-run case

| 13/01/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): A magistrate has thrown out the charges against senior fire officer, John Bodden, for a hit-and-run in 2015, for which he was accused of colliding with two brothers who were crossing the street on a bicycle and fleeing the scene. One of the boys, who was just 14 at the time, sustained a fract [...]

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Fire officers released from hospital

Fire officers released from hospital

| 12/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Fire fighters Jason McCoy and Garfield Ritch, who were both injured when a fire truck flipped on the Cayman Brac airport runway last week, have been released from hospital, officials have confirmed. Meanwhile, the investigation into what went wrong continues and plans are being made to shuffl [...]

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Road blocked by collision during commuter hour

Road blocked by collision during commuter hour

| 11/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): Officers from the RCIPS Traffic Management Unit were out on the roads again this morning dealing with another traffic collision. At around 8:15am a brown Honda CRV and a Ford Explorer crashed near to the Southern Skies Apartments along South Sound Road. Although no one involved in the smash w [...]

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Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

Cops charge crash driver with drug dealing

| 10/01/2017
(CNS): Some six months after a head-on collision between a white Honda Accord and a silver Chevrolet Coronado on Shamrock Road, police have charged the Honda driver with a number of drug offences. The RCIPS said the 29-year-old man from Bodden Town was charged on 21 December with possession of cocai [...]

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Two major car smashes in Bodden Town

Two major car smashes in Bodden Town

| 09/01/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): One driver remains in hospital being treated for serious injuries and a second escaped with just minor injuries following two separate single-car crashes in Bodden Town on Sunday. The first happened at around 5am on 8 January near Walter’s Estates on Shamrock Road, when a white Kia sedan w [...]

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Brac airport reopens for small aircraft

Brac airport reopens for small aircraft

| 07/01/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Following the accident Thursday on the Cayman Brac runway, in which one of the fire trucks overturned during a routine speed test, authorities say that the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport reopened for the smaller Cayman Airways Limited aircraft Thursday evening, though the jet servi [...]

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Accident on Crewe Road

Accident on Crewe Road

| 05/01/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A three-car accident at the intersection of Smith Road and Crewe Road is currently blocking traffic but police say that tow trucks are on scene and the road should be cleared shortly. The RCIPS responded to reports of the accident just after 2:00pm today (5 January). At least one person was i [...]

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Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

Brac fire officers flown to GCM after truck flips on runway

| 05/01/2017 | 95 Comments
(CNS) Updated 5:26pm: The police helicopter has transported both fire officers involved in today’s fire truck accident on the Brac airport runway to Grand Cayman for further medical assessment. Officials reported earlier that the truck they were driving flipped while they were conducting a man [...]

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Driver fled after breaking light pole

Driver fled after breaking light pole

| 04/01/2017 | 37 Comments
(CNS): A 24-year-old driver of a car that flipped over and smashed into a CUC light pole on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway Tuesday afternoon emerged unhurt but he has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, driving while not qualified, driving without insurance, using a vehicle with expir [...]

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Head-on collision lands five in hospital

Head-on collision lands five in hospital

| 30/12/2016 | 6 Comments
(CNS): Five people were taken to hospital on Wednesday after a head-on collision on Shamrock Road at around 4:20pm. A silver Kia Sportage and a Ford Explorer crashed near Midsummer Drive.  Five people were in the Sportage and one person was in the Explorer. Police said that five out of the six peop [...]

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Two car smash caused massive tail-backs

Two car smash caused massive tail-backs

| 05/12/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): A major car crash on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway behind Buckingham Square closed both lanes on Friday evening just after 4pm when the weekend rush hour began. Two people were said to have sustained injuries, though not life threatening, and they were taken to hospital. The smash happened ac [...]

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