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Tag: road accident

Riders wanted in connection with motorcycle crash

Riders wanted in connection with motorcycle crash

| 10/04/2017 | 84 Comments
(CNS): Police want to speak with the riders believed to be with a Bodden Town man involved in a serious motorbike smash in East End Sunday, as they piece together what caused the collision that landed the 30-year-old man in hospital. Police and emergency services arrived at the scene on Seaview Roa [...]

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Driver critically injured in single car crash

Driver critically injured in single car crash

| 05/04/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): The driver of a Nissan Skyline sustained serious injuries in the early hours of Wednesday morning when the car crashed into a CUC light-pole on Prince Charles Quay. Just before 12:45am on 5 April, the police, fire and emergency services responded to the single-vehicle smash near Peninsula Av [...]

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Cyclist remains in hospital as fire truck crash probe continues

Cyclist remains in hospital as fire truck crash probe continues

| 16/03/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The West Bay man who was injured when he was hit by a fire rescue truck during a collision on the West Bay Road is still being treated at the hospital in George Town and is in a stable condition. The fire truck hit the cyclist and a CUC light pole as it was […] [...]

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Recent crashes reflect latest statistics

Recent crashes reflect latest statistics

| 14/03/2017 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Two major crashes in the last two days, one where a fire rescue truck ploughed into a light pole and hit a cyclist and the other where a car came off the road and ended up on the ironshore in East End, are examples of the realities underpinning the recently released annual traffic statistics [...]

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Car crashes onto ironshore in East End

Car crashes onto ironshore in East End

| 14/03/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): A two-car collision on Sea View Road near Lover’s Wall in East End Tuesday has resulted in two people being taken to hospital with what are currently thought to be non-life threatening injuries. The smash happened at around 1:15pm today (14 March) when a Nissan Skyline heading eastbound col [...]

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Fire rescue truck hits cyclist in West Bay smash

Fire rescue truck hits cyclist in West Bay smash

| 13/03/2017 | 32 Comments
(CNS): Police have confirmed that a cyclist was hit by a fire rescue truck during a collision on Birch Tree Hill Road at about 8am this morning, Monday 13 March. Police said the man had been taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The emergency vehicle was responding to a [...]

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Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

Driver charged in fatal car crash fire

| 17/02/2017
(CNS): A 33-year-old man from George Town has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving in relation to a major collision on the West Bay Road in the early hours of 14 September 2015, near Public Beach.  The crash claimed the life of Jessie Perry (21) , who was a passenger in the black [& [...]

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Weekend hit-and-run suspect arrested

Weekend hit-and-run suspect arrested

| 25/01/2017
(CNS): Police have tracked down the suspect who they believe left the scene in a light-coloured Honda Pilot SUV after hitting and seriously injuring an elderly woman as she walked along the West Bay Road Saturday evening.  The 32-year-old man from Bodden Town was arrested yesterday on suspicion of [...]

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Driver suffers broken leg after car flips

Driver suffers broken leg after car flips

| 24/01/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): In yet another serious smash on Grand Cayman’s roads, a driver suffered a broken leg this weekend after the car he was driving flipped over at the Chrissie Tomlinson Roundabout on Shamrock Road around midnight on Saturday night. Police said that no other cars were involved in the crash invo [...]

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Elderly woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

Elderly woman seriously injured in hit-and-run

| 24/01/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): Police are searching for a light-coloured Honda Pilot SUV which they believe was involved in a hit-and-run on the West Bay Road. A 69-year-old woman was badly injured when she was struck by the car as she walked on the pavement and has been flown overseas for treatment. The RCIPS revealed tha [...]

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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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