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UPDATED: Head-on collision leaves one dead, four others injured

A two-car collision on Saturday claimed the life of at least one person and sent another four to Cayman Islands Hospital, according to an RCIPS statement. 

Two hurt in North Side collision

Two men remain hospitalised Saturday following a single vehicle collision in North Side Friday night.

One dead, four others injured in early morning crash

An early morning collision has left one person dead and four others in critical condition at Cayman Islands Hospital.

Driver hospitalised in George Town collision

One man has been hospitalized after sustaining serious injuries in an early morning collision on Saturday in George Town.

North West Point Road motorcycle accident ends with one dead

One person has died from a Sunday night collision involving a motorcycle and car.

One critical after crash on Shamrock Road

A driver has been critically injured in a single-vehicle collision in the early hours of Saturday morning, police have confirmed.

Fatal car accident in East End

The road to East End is closed in both directions this morning following a fatal single-vehicle accident on Seaview Road near the blowholes.

Dump truck, pickup truck collide, leaving driver with life-threatening injuries

Two people were sent to hospital, one with life-threatening injuries, after a dump truck and pickup truck collided in Prospect. Police say the accident happened...

Head-on collision sends two to hospital with serious injuries

Two people are in the hospital with serious injuries following an early morning head-on collision. Police say the accident occurred shortly after 7am today, 6...

Cuban refugees save man from fiery car crash

A group of Cuban refugees rescued a man from his burning vehicle and averted tragedy  after the car crashed Sunday evening, trapping the driver.

UPDATED: Man badly injured in three-car collision

A man was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on Shamrock Road on Saturday night.

Accident snarls traffic

West-bound traffic on the East-West Arterial in Prospect was delayed about 11am Wednesday morning when Louis Rivers said he got distracted and “faded” off the road into a street lamp.

Two killed in East End crash

A woman and a man in their mid-20s were killed in an early morning crash Saturday on Sea View Road near the Blowholes at High Rock Drive in East End.
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Man arrested following fatal car crash

A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after his car crashed into a wall in Bodden Town early Sunday morning.

UPDATE: Man arrested for death by dangerous driving

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after his passenger died from injuries sustained in a collision in Bodden Town early Sunday morning.

Ten injured in crash

Ten people were injured when two vehicles collided on Linford Pierson Highway Saturday. A Cheverolet Equinox and a Chevrolet Suburban, both SUVs, were involved in the accident close to the Cayman Equestrian Centre around 1pm.

Car crash on Shamrock Road

A section of Shamrock Road was closed on Tuesday following an accident in which seven people were injured.
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Wreck on Crewe Road

Just about 11:20pm Wednesday, 24 July, police attended a report of a motor vehicle collision that took place on Crewe Road, George Town, between Clarence Drive and Belmont Close.

Man injured in single-car collision

A driver suffered serious injuries when the car he was driving hit a tree on South Church Street late Wednesday night.

Car crashes on North Side Road

A single car accident around 9 p.m. blocked traffic on North Side Road. The driver was said to have come out of the vehicle on his own, but he was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Cars collide on Eastern Avenue

Shortly before 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, police officers responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision which had occurred on Eastern Avenue in the vicinity of Saturn Close.

Car crash closes road

The northbound lane of North Sound Road was closed for more than four-and-a-half hours on Thursday morning following a two-car collision in which one person was seriously injured.

32 car crashes reported in 3-day Christmas period

Between Christmas Eve and Thursday afternoon, police received reports of 32 motor vehicle collisions across all three islands, with 20 of these occurring in the district of George Town.

Police name man killed in road accident

One man has died following a single-car accident in North Side Thursday evening, Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said in a statement.

Police investigate two vehicle collisions

Police are investigating two car crashes in which people were injured Tuesday. Three vehicles were involved in one of the crashes, which occurred on Owen Roberts Drive.

Jury hears excessive speed caused East End road fatalities

An inquest into four deaths began on Tuesday, with a Coroner’s Jury hearing evidence that excessive speed caused a collision in which three tourists and one resident were killed in East End last year.

EDITORIAL – Shift road safety and enforcement into a much higher gear

Officials must do everything in their power to get drivers who cannot drive, or do drive, but drunk or recklessly, off Cayman’s roadways.

Jeep overturns in crash

A Jeep overturned Monday when another vehicle collided with it at the exit to the three-lane roundabout outside Camana Bay.

Crashes claim 6 lives in 4 months

Three serious weekend car collisions, including one that left two people hospitalized and in critical condition Saturday morning, put an emphatic point on the perilous conditions of Cayman’s roads so far this year.

Update: Driver arrested after pedestrian fatality

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and critically injured Monday morning on Shamrock Road in the Savannah area of Bodden Town.
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Five-car crash blocks Shamrock Road

Five vehicles collided Wednesday afternoon on the eastbound lanes of Shamrock Road, near the Savannah Primary School.

Car crash on Crewe Road

This Kia Optima collided with a Lexus GS 350 shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday night on Crewe Road, along the end of the Owen Roberts International Airport runway, blocking much of the roadway and snarling traffic.

Three men narrowly escape fire after crash

Two passengers pulled a critically injured driver from a Honda Accord just before it went up in flames Saturday night along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, Royal Cayman Islands Police said.

Two injured in Bodden Town crash

Two young women were injured early Sunday in a one-car crash.
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Man arrested in fatal East End smash

A 31-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a fatal crash last month in East End.

Traffic accidents double over two years

A review of data provided by the Cayman Islands Royal Police Service shows that in the past three years, reported accidents in the islands have more than doubled.

12 months for causing road death

Anastasia Watson was sentenced on Friday to 12 months immediate custody for causing the death of Kimberly Bush, who was a passenger in the BMW Ms. Watson was driving in the early hours of April 15, 2015.
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Newlands accident victim’s condition improves

A man who was critically injured in a Jan. 22 car crash in Newlands is now recovering and is expected to survive the accident, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.

Car smashes into light pole

No injuries were reported in a Saturday morning crash at King’s roundabout. Police officials said the driver of this Camero lost control on the wet road and crashed into a lamp post.

Motorcyclist injured in West Bay Road crash

A motorcyclist received head injuries and broken bones in a collision Sunday night on West Bay Road near Cayman Beach Suites.

Sunday night collision closes part of West Bay Road

West Bay Road has been closed to vehicle traffic near Decker's Grille following a collision between a motorcycle and an SUV. This story will be updated as more details become available. 

20 crashes, 3 DUIs reported over weekend

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recorded at least 20 crashes during the past weekend for the second weekend in a row and at least the fifth time so far this year.

Dangerous driving arrest in West Bay crash

Police arrested a 29-year-old woman from George Town on suspicion of dangerous driving following a motor vehicle collision on Monday morning, Oct. 9.

West Bay crash closes Town Hall Road

Two vehicles collided on Town Hall Road in West Bay, between Farrington Lane and Boltins Avenue, shortly after 9 a.m. Monday.

Public bus slams into wall with two passengers on board

A Public transport bus traveling west from Bodden Town with two passengers on board crashed into a wall on Shamrock Road early Wednesday morning. Police Emergency Services and officers from the Public Transport Unit were on scene assessing the accident which occurred in the vicinity of 2227 Shamrock Road in Savannah.

Three-car crash sends two people to hospital

Three vehicles collided late Sunday in George Town, causing one to flip over and sending two people to the hospital. The crash happened just before 9 p.m. on West Bay Road near the intersection with Lawrence Boulevard at the southern end of the Seven Mile Beach corridor.
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Two-vehicle collision at traffic light

Police arrested a driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting arrest following a two-car crash at the traffic light at Eastern Avenue early Sunday morning. The collision was between a Kia Sportage SUV and an Audi A4 car.

Police report 26 traffic accidents over weekend

Police reported 26 accidents occurring on Cayman Islands roads over the three-day period between Friday and Sunday. The average of between eight and nine accidents per day over the three days is nearly three times the rate vehicle crashes normally occur.

Police cite ‘lack of attention’ in accidents

Several serious accidents, including a fatal collision at Owen Roberts International Airport, were reported by the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service between Saturday and Monday. RCIPS Inspector Ian Yearwood described the incidents as “preventable tragedies.”

East End crash not Cayman’s deadliest

The May 2 crash in East End that killed three U.K. tourists and a Jamaican man was not the deadliest traffic wreck in Cayman Islands history.

UPDATE: Charges filed over police car vandalism in wake of East End car crash

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested a suspect Friday in connection with what it termed a “criminal attack” against one of its officers’ personal property following last week’s quadruple-fatal two-car smash in East End district.

Arrest made in cop car vandalism ‘attack’ after EE wreck

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service arrested a suspect Friday in connection with what it termed a “criminal attack” against one of its officers’ personal property following last week’s quadruple-fatal, two-car smash in East End district.

EDITORIAL – Police under attack; Politicians’ response underwhelming

Police Commissioner Derek Byrne did not mince words as to his feelings about the “criminal damage” incident targeting the personal vehicle of an East End police officer who was the first to respond to one of the deadliest traffic accidents in Cayman’s history. In brief: The commissioner is livid.

The ‘tragic’ East End car crash

Tragic and sickening to read of the incomprehensible deaths of four people in the East End car crash. If there was alcohol and drugs involved, more the pity.

Police officer’s car vandalized after deadly East End crash

The Royal Cayman Islands Police officer who initially responded to the scene of Tuesday night’s quadruple-fatal car crash in East End district has been targeted in what department officials described as a “criminal damage” incident.

Four die in ‘horrific’ East End crash; adult and child remain in hospital

A speeding car with two passengers, including an 11-year-old boy, riding in its open trunk collided with a rental car in East End Tuesday night, killing four people, three of them elderly tourists from the U.K.

UPDATE 4—1:30 p.m.: 4 killed in ‘horrific’ East End car crash

Four people were killed in a two-vehicle collision around 8 p.m. Tuesday evening on Austin Conolly Dr. in East End. The cars collided head-on.

Wrecked car removal ‘not police responsibility’

A Kia sedan that crashed through a fence on Shamrock Road on Jan. 8 lay on its side for more than three days before it was removed. Just down the road, an SUV with its front end missing from a crash before Christmas, sat by the roadside for weeks until it was picked up on Jan. 11.

Car flips in Bodden Town, driver hospitalized

A car flipped over in Bodden Town Sunday morning, leaving the driver needing hospital treatment. The white Kia Optima careered off the road and flipped on its side in grassy wasteland off Shamrock Road.

One injured in three-car crash in George Town

Three vehicles were involved in a collision Thursday afternoon in George Town that sent one woman to the hospital. As of press time, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service was still investigating the crash, which happened around 2 p.m. near the junction of Smith and Crewe roads.
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Driver hospitalized after car strikes light pole

A man was receiving medical treatment Monday after he was injured in a single-car collision Friday night. The car he was driving struck a CUC light pole on Shamrock Road near Soto Lane just before 10 p.m., police reported. The driver of the white Kia pickup truck hit the pole while traveling eastbound.

UPDATED: Power restored in most of West Bay after car knocked down pole

A single-car crash in the early morning hours Tuesday damaged a concrete utility pole and utility workers had to cut power in West Bay for much of the day. Police say the male driver sustained serious injuries in the wreck and emergency workers took him to Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment.

Car death victim named as small grocery owner Audrey Nugent

Friends of a grocery store owner who died after driving a car into a canal in Prospect have spoken of their shock at her death. Audrey Nugent, 53, was behind the wheel of a silver BMW when it plunged into the water off Marina Drive on Monday morning.

Six people hospitalized, released in three-car crash

Six people, including three children, were hospitalized early Tuesday after a three-vehicle crash on South Sound Road during the morning rush-hour. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reports that a Toyota truck, a Kia sport utility vehicle and a BMW collided near the entrance to The Chimes condominiums around 7:30 a.m.

Shamrock Rd. accident sends one woman to hospital

One person was hospitalized after her Suzuki Swift was involved in a collision with a Ford Escape Sunday evening.

Man killed in Sunday morning George Town crash

A 28-year-old man was killed when his silver Mazda Roadster swerved off the road and collided with a chain link fence in the early hours of Sunday. Michael Eden was pronounced dead at the Cayman Islands Hospital following the crash in George Town, close to the Pasadora Place shopping plaza just after 4 a.m.

Police were chasing car that crashed, burst into flames

A car involved in a two-car collision on early Saturday was being chased by police after failing to stop at a traffic checkpoint, police said. The crash, which left five people injured, including two who were hospitalized, resulted in one of the vehicles bursting into flames.
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UPDATED: Pedestrian struck and killed by dump truck in East End

Police are investigating after a female pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle during yesterday evening's rush hour.

Inquest begins into 2014 death of motorcyclist

An inquest into the death of Daniel Mitchell Grant, 21, revealed that he was traveling over 88 mph in a 25 mph zone on West Bay Road on the evening of July 29, 2014, when his motorcycle was struck by a Honda CR-V.

Man killed in East End crash

A 30-year-old man was killed after his car collided with an electricity pole near the Blow Holes in East End late Friday.

Elderly woman dies after car crash in Brac

An elderly driver died in Cayman Brac on Wednesday morning after losing control of her car.

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