One man in hospital after two-vehicle collision

Police have reopened Walkers Road

Updated – 9 Aug., 11:45am:

The condition of the man hospitalised after a two-car crash Saturday night has been changed to serious with non-life-threatening injuries.

The police have reopened the area of Walkers Road where the collision took place.

Police said the man, who was driving a white Toyota Corolla, remains in Cayman Islands Hospital awaiting further treatment. The other vehicle involved in the collision, whose driver did not report any injuries, was a blue Volkswagen Jetta.

The investigation into the accident continues, police said.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254 during regular business hours.

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One man is in hospital being treated for life-threatening injuries after a two-vehicle collision on Walkers Road just before 9pm Saturday.

Police have closed both the north and south lanes along Walkers Road between Academy Way and Rowley Rise. Motorists are being asked to avoid that area if possible or otherwise to exercise caution.

The injured driver was trapped inside his vehicle and needed to be extricated by the Cayman Islands Fire Service, according to an RCIPS press release. He was then transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle did not report any injuries, police said.

Officers were on the scene investigating the crash.

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