Man loses arm in LC car wreck

Police report

On Monday, 25 July, at 9.18pm police, fire control and paramedics responded to a serious motor vehicle accident.

The accident happened in the vicinity of The Southern Cross Club, Guy Banks Road Little Cayman.

The driver of the vehicle is a 36-year-old male who resides on Little Cayman. The male lost his left arm during the accident.

The victim’s arm was recovered some 100 yards away from the accident.

He was airlifted to Cayman Brac where he is reported to be in a serious but stable condition.

Media Liaison Officer for the RCIP Maria Mc Lean spoke with PC Bennett on Little Cayman in relation to the accident.

The officers on Little Cayman would like to thank the community for all the assistance given during the serious incident.

Members of the community assisted at the airport with lights in order for the small aircraft to land and airlift the victim.

Other accidents

On Saturday, 23 July, at 10.10pm, police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the vicinity of Cayman Brac Power and light company plant.

The driver lost control of the vehicle and it hit a light pole. The driver received minor lacerations to the face and was transported for treatment to the Faith Hospital.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence. The matter is under investigation by the Cayman Brac Police.

Police responded to an accident on West Bay Road in the vicinity of Big Daddy’s Liquor Store at 2.25am Sunday.

The male driver of one of the vehicles was transported to The Cayman Islands Hospital complaining of chest pains after his vehicle overturned during the incident.

He was subsequently arrested on suspicion of Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol.

The accident happened when one of the vehicles was travelling towards George Town and the other one was heading in the direction of West Bay when the driver of one of the vehicles lost control and collided with the other one.

The driver of the other vehicle fled the scene of the accident on foot. Both vehicles received extensive damage.

The matter is under investigation by the Traffic Department.

At 12.35am Sunday police and paramedics responded to a motor vehicle accident on Bight Road, Cayman Brac.

Both occupants of the vehicle were transported to the Faith Hospital for treatment.

The driver received a laceration to the head, injuries to his head and broken ribs. The female passenger received a broken arm and minor scrapes and bruises.

The vehicle was written off during the incident. Cayman Brac Police is investigating.

Armed robbery

Police are investigating a report of a possible armed robbery on Grace Street, George Town Sunday at 12.55am.

The victim reported that he was robbed by four males, two of which put a gun to his back and took a substantial amount of property from the his home. The investigation is continuing.


Police received a report of a Burglary at John Gray High School on Friday at 7.30am.

During the incident two classrooms and the office were broken into.

The culprits also attempted to break into the exam room. The Criminal Investigation Department at George Town Police Station is investigating.


At 11.24pm on Friday police, fire control and paramedics responded to a fire on Hurst Road, Newlands.

The four-bedroom house was almost gutted by fire before being extinguished by fire control officers.

There were two females in the home at the time of the fire a 43-year-old and her 89-year-old mother.

There were no injuries to either of the occupants. The fire appears to have been caused by lighted cigarette falling onto the bed and the mattress catching fire.

The Criminal Investigation Department at George Town Police Station is investigating.

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