Woman, four children survive DUI wreck

A 33-year-old woman is recovering in hospital following a head-on collision on Shamrock Road Sunday night.

Four children inside her car during the wreck managed to escape serious injury. 

About 9.45 pm Sunday, Royal Cayman Islands Police said the woman was driving her Toyota Prado east on Shamrock Road. As the vehicle approached Savannah Avenue it collided with a Ford motor vehicle. 

The Ford was turning right into Savannah Avenue from the westbound lanes of Shamrock Road.

The driver of the Prado was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital where she is being treated for head and hip injuries. The four children in the Toyota at the time of the collision were not injured, according to police.

The driver of the Ford, a 27-year-old man, was not injured and was arrested on suspicion of drink driving, police said.

Any witnesses should contact PC Tim Balls at the RCIPS Traffic Department on 946-6254.

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