Man arrested in DUI wreck

Royal Cayman Islands Police
arrested a man on suspicion of drunk driving after a midnight accident in East
End on Thursday.

Officers said the crash occurred
about 15 minutes after midnight when a Honda Accord went off Sea View Road
heading westbound and slammed into a concrete utility pole on the side of the

Police said it appeared that the
driver lost control while negotiating a left-hand curve in the road near the

The driver, a 26-year-old man, was
taken to the Cayman Islands hospital with hip injuries and was receiving
treatment at press time. The injuries were not considered to be

In addition to the DUI arrest,
police said the man was arrested for driving while disqualified.