Tag: road accident

Driver killed after looking for phone

Driver killed after looking for phone

| 03/09/2018 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Rowena Scott (25) was looking around the car for a missing phone moments before it crashed into a concrete wall along Shamrock Road, an inquest heard on Monday. The coroner’s hearing into the death of Scott, following a single-vehicle crash in March 2015, opened before a jury, who heard her boyfriend’s statement about what […]

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Road damaged after heavy equipment falls off trailer

Road damaged after heavy equipment falls off trailer

| 27/08/2018 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Police, emergency services and the NRA were called to the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout in Prospect on Sunday after a piece of heavy equipment fell off a trailer as the dump truck it was attached to maneuvered around the traffic circle. It is not clear how the digger came off the trailer but fortunately no one […]

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Couple injured after car smashes into wall

Couple injured after car smashes into wall

| 22/08/2018 | 8 Comments

(CNS): A woman remains in hospital in stable condition awaiting further treatment for serious injuries following a single-vehicle smash just off Shamrock Road around 9pm on Tuesday, police said Wednesday afternoon. The collision happened when the Honda CRV veered off the side of the road. Both the man driving and his female passenger sustained serious but […]

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Driver 2 times over limit escapes serious injury in crash

Driver 2 times over limit escapes serious injury in crash

| 15/08/2018

(CNS): Following a single-vehicle crash early this morning on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, a 24-year-old man from West Bay was arrested on suspicion of DUI after giving a breathalyzer reading that was two times over the legal limit for alcohol. At about 1:20am Wednesday police were called to the scene north of Yacht Drive, where they […]

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Dump truck and car crash head-on in BT

Dump truck and car crash head-on in BT

| 31/07/2018 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Police officers remain on the scene of a major crash between a truck and a car on Bodden Town Road, close to the junction of Anton Bodden Road, that happened this morning. Although no one was badly hurt, the police said it may take time for the road, which is now blocked, to be cleared. […]

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Cyclist on Cayman Brac critically injured

Cyclist on Cayman Brac critically injured

| 30/07/2018 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A woman riding a bicycle was critically injured in a collision with a car on Gerard Smith Avenue, Cayman Brac, around 8:30 last Thursday evening. Police said a white Hyundai H1 and the bicycle were both travelling along the left lane but in opposite direction when they collided, suggesting the bike was on the wrong […]

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Elderly taxi driver admits killing doctor

Elderly taxi driver admits killing doctor

| 17/07/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS): A 70-year-old man from Bodden Town has admitted causing the death of Dr Vary Jones-Leslie (62), from Jamaica, as a result of dangerous driving. Warren Samuel Hogarth pleaded guilty to the charges against him ahead of a scheduled trial, after denying the allegations earlier this year. On 17 July  last year, Hogarth hit the visiting physician […]

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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 death following a trial earlier this year […]

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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 Jacques Scott. The […]

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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 the waterfront. Police said the driver […]

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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 Valley area of […]

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