A pregnant woman swerved to avoid a car parked in the middle of the Esterly Tibbetts Highway and the SUV she was driving in flipped Saturday morning, according to police.
Emergency workers took the 23-year-old West Bay woman, the only person in that vehicle, to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for a cut to her head.
The crash happened just before 10:30 a.m. near the new Kimpton hotel site. According to Detective Chief Inspector Raymond Christian of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, the woman was driving toward George Town when she swerved to avoid a parked vehicle. The parked vehicle’s passengers were putting out road cones before cutting the grass in the highway median, Mr. Christian said.
“The victim allegedly swerved from colliding into the parked vehicle, apparently lost control and collided with the guard rail on the left side of that carriage way. On impact, the vehicle flipped and landed on its roof in the middle of the two travel lanes to George Town,” he said.
The woman was conscious and spoke with police when they arrived on scene.