Pedestrian, motorbike rider hurt in separate crashes

A pedestrian and a motorbike rider were seriously injured in separate collisions Sunday evening, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported.

The first crash happened just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday along Mount Pleasant Road in West Bay. Police said a woman walking in the area was struck by a grey Hyundai Accent.

The injured woman was taken to the hospital with several broken ribs and remained there for further treatment Monday. The second accident, which happened about an hour later on Shamrock Road, involved a motorcycle and an Audi Q5.

Police said the crash happened near Savannah Gardens around 7:40 p.m.

The motorcycle rider was thrown from his vehicle during the crash. He was transported to hospital, treated and later released.