SUV smashes into pole, bursts into flames

A Honda SUV that veered off the road early Saturday burst into flames after colliding with a light pole.

The driver, 51, was taken to hospital by motorists who spotted the wreck after driving past it. The driver was later discharged.

Royal Cayman Islands Police officers said the accident happened around 4 a.m. along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway near the entrance to the National Gallery building.

No other cars were involved in the collision, police said.