Tag: road accident

Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck

Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck

| 08/10/2017 | 36 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED MONDAY: Police have confirmed that the man who was killed following a collision in East End involving a motor bike and a truck near to the blow-holes Sunday was 30-year-old Caymanian Tonie Rodrigues of East End. The RCIPS said that emergency services responded to the scene of the colli [...]

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Booze continues to fuel road smashes

Booze continues to fuel road smashes

| 02/10/2017 | 57 Comments
(CNS): Drivers who get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol remain the main cause of the high numbers of collisions on Cayman’s roads, police have said, adding that this was compounded last weekend by the wet weather. Officers faced another three days of trouble on the roads, with 22 crashe [...]

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Woman rescued by fire crew after major crash

Woman rescued by fire crew after major crash

| 02/10/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): A woman was rushed to hospital on Sunday night after she was freed from a car by fire officers, having been trapped following a major Bodden Town collision. Police said the woman was left unconscious after the single-vehicle crash, which happened around 8:00pm near to Starapple Drive. A man w [...]

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Driver flees scene after causing crash

Driver flees scene after causing crash

| 28/09/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the lookout for the driver of a silver Honda that collided with a red Ford Explorer near the Butterfield Roundabout last night. The Honda did not stop and left the scene before police arrived. Traffic police and the emergency services were called to the location just before 11:0 [...]

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Trailer smashes car in another major collision

Trailer smashes car in another major collision

| 26/09/2017 | 21 Comments
(CNS): There was no let-up for the RCIPS traffic unit Tuesday, after a busy weekend of crashes and smashes on local roads. Just before 7:45 this morning another collision on Huldah Avenue saw the emergency services out in force when a trailer from a truck unhitched and collided with a vehicle that [...]

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Cops deal with 25 crashes in one weekend

Cops deal with 25 crashes in one weekend

| 25/09/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): Police faced yet another weekend of crashes in Grand Cayman after they were called out to 25 road collisions between Friday afternoon and the early hours of Monday morning. Highlighting three of the more serious accidents, police said that one driver could face prosecution for careless drivin [...]

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Three road crashes this weekend

Three road crashes this weekend

| 11/09/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A burgundy Honda Civic travelling south on Esterley Tibbetts Highway in the early hours of Friday morning veered across the median and crashed into a CUC pole in the vicinity of Lime Tree Bay Avenue, police said. When police and medics arrived just after 4:00am, the 26-year-old driver, who li [...]

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Public bus and bicycle collide

Public bus and bicycle collide

| 08/09/2017 | 15 Comments
(CNS): A person riding a bicycle was injured yesterday after the bike collided with a public bus travelling in the same direction on North Church Street, near the Bodden Road junction. Police said the 911 call came in around 15 minutes past noon on Thursday, 7 September. The cyclist, who was the onl [...]

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Pedestrian injured on Shedden Road

Pedestrian injured on Shedden Road

| 06/09/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Police said a woman received only minor injuries after she was involved in “a vehicle collision” with a white Kia Sportage SUV. The RCIPS reported that just before noon Wednesday, 6 September, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene on Shedden Road, in fr [...]

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Three collisions on Cayman’s roads last weekend

Three collisions on Cayman’s roads last weekend

| 04/09/2017 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police say there were three road accidents “of note” this past weekend, which led to minor injuries only and one arrest. Around 10:00am on Friday, 1 September, a 23-year-old man riding a red/silver Zongshen motorbike along Pease Bay Road, Bodden Town, crashed into the back of a pu [...]

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Bus crash compounds morning traffic jam

Bus crash compounds morning traffic jam

| 23/08/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS): A public bus crashed into a wall in Lower Valley at around 7:44am, Wednesday, turning the back-to-school traffic commute into a nightmare for drivers coming into town from the Eastern Districts. Facebook was lit up with seething drivers stuck in long lines of traffic after the single-vehicle [...]

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