Hit-and-run suspect surrenders

A man suspected in a hit-and-run accident
turned himself in to police Thursday, officers said.

The 27-year-old suspect, who has not been
charged, surrendered at George Town Police Station.

Royal Cayman Islands Police said at
about 10:40pm Wednesday, a motorcycle was travelling along West Bay Road
towards George Town when it was struck by a black motorcar which police
said was turning right from West Bay Road into the parking area at Jet
Nightclub.

The driver and passenger were thrown
from the motorcycle. Both were hurt – the rider suffered injuries to
his arm and the bike passenger to his shoulder.

Both men were taken to the Cayman Islands
Hospital in George Town for treatment. The passenger was
released Thursday morning but the rider remains in hospital.

The driver of the black car, which has been
described to police as being a Nissan Skyliner, drove off from the scene before
police arrival.

Any witnesses to the incident, or anyone
who knows of a black vehicle which has new accident damage is asked to contact
their nearest police station, the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254 or the
confidential Crime Stoppers number 800-8477 (TIPS).

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