UPDATED: Serious accident closes West Bay Road

***Update, 11:35 a.m.***

Of the persons taken to the hospital in connection with the accident, all have been released except for a woman, age 35, who is undergoing treatment for injuries not considered to be life-threatening.

Motorists headed towards West Bay are advised that the North bound lane is now opened to vehicular traffic .

Motorists headed towards George Town are advised that they can now proceed along West Bay Road to George Town.

Motorists are however advised to proceed with caution as the roadway in the vicinity of the Captain’s Bakery is still partially blocked and emergency personnel are still on scene.

The accident has resulted in delays on West Bay Road, Eastern Avenue, and along Esterley Tibbetts Highway. Police are monitoring this situation and are asking the public to exercise patience at this time.

***Original story***

A serious motor vehicle accident early Wednesday morning has sent four people to the hospital and caused the southern portion of West Bay Road to be closed during rush hour.

According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, police and emergency services responded to the accident shortly after 1:30 a.m. near Captain’s Bakery on West Bay Road.

“It appears that three vehicles are involved in the accident and four persons were injured and transported via ambulance to the George Town hospital. Police and fire units are on still on the scene and West Bay Road is closed in order to facilitate the investigation,” according to police.

Motorists should use an alternative route until the road is reopened.

The conditions of the injured people are unknown at this time. The Compass will publish more information as it becomes available.


  1. Three cars manage to collide on West Bay Rd. at 1:30am.

    We’re never out at that time but I would imagine there aren’t too many cars on the road.

    So just how drunk and stupid do you need to be to collide not just with one car but with two at that time of night?

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