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Tag: road accident

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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Senior fire officer denies Heroes Day hit-and-run

Senior fire officer denies Heroes Day hit-and-run

| 02/12/2016
(CNS): A senior officer with the Cayman Islands Fire Service appeared in court this week in connection with a Heroes Day hit and run in January 2015, when a 14-year-old boy was badly injured. Almost two years after John Bodden was alleged to have hit two brothers riding a bicycle, his trial for car [...]

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Driver trapped following light pole collision

Driver trapped following light pole collision

| 21/11/2016 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Emergency service personnel had to rescue a badly injured driver from his car Friday night after the vehicle collided with a light pole. The single car smash happened just before 10pm in the Spotts area of Shamrock Road near to Soto Lane.  A man driving alone in a white KIA pickup crashed in [...]

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West Bay faces day long power cut in wake of crash

West Bay faces day long power cut in wake of crash

| 08/11/2016 | 33 Comments
(CNS): UPDATED 6pm – CUC restored power to most of West Bay by around 4pm Tuesday. A major single-vehicle smash in the early hours of the morning not far from Cemetary Beach destroyed at least one CUC pole. The collision caused a major power outage in the area, as the power provider worked to [...]

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