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Graves exhumed to make way for road expansion

Three graves in a small private cemetery beside Shamrock Road were exhumed on Sunday to make way for the widening of the road. The remains...

Week-long traffic diversion scheduled for Shamrock Road

A section of Shamrock Road, near the Chrissie Tomlinson roundabout, will be closed for a week, starting on Thursday, 16 Jan., while the Caribbean Utilities Company carries out roadworks.

3 graves to be moved to make way for road widening

The National Roads Authority is seeking approval from the Department of Environmental Health to move three graves in a private cemetery to facilitate the...

Police assist woman in medical emergency

Just after 3:15pm on Wednesday, 21 Aug., police were alerted to a report of a vehicle driving in a dangerous manner on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Countryside Shopping Centre.

Shamrock Road restrictions on Sunday

Traffic movement on Shamrock Road, near the intersection with Agricola Drive, will be restricted on Sunday as the Water Authority – Cayman carries out work.

Water work planned for Shamrock Road Sunday

A section of Shamrock Road will be closed on Sunday while the Water Authority – Cayman carries out work.

Car crash on Shamrock Road

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

Frequent flooding, congestion stressors for Red Bay, Prospect

Solving the extensive road issues in Prospect and Red Bay will come with some growing pains, residents heard at Seafarers Hall during a public meeting Tuesday evening.

Rex Crighton Boulevard traffic diversion

Eastbound traffic along Rex Crighton Boulevard will be diverted to Chime Street, heading towards Shamrock Road, on Thursday while water works for the Water Authority – Cayman gets under way.
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Shamrock Road paving

The National Roads Authority and its subcontractor will be carrying out upgrades to the pavement along Shamrock Road’s eastbound lane.

Police issued 98 speeding tickets in a week

Police handed out 98 speeding ticket last week in a series of traffic operations to crack down on excessive speeding.

Shamrock Road surface and drainage work under way

The National Roads Authority and its subcontractors will be carrying out road paving works on Shamrock Road from Midsummer Drive to the Dr. Tomlinson Roundabout to upgrade the drainage and deteriorated road surface.

Ambulance involved in three-vehicle crash

An ambulance responding to an emergency call was involved in a three-vehicle collision at a roundabout in George Town Friday morning. No patient was in the ambulance at the time.

Red Bay carolers take to the road this weekend

The Red Bay Church of God Holiness caroling trailer will be on the road on Friday and Saturday this weekend.

‘Nation Building’: Round Two?

The Church of God Bodden Town’s partly finished building on Shamrock Road is, at any rate, a peaceful place.
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One person injured in Bodden Town collision

A motorcycle and a car collided Friday evening near Agricola Drive and Shamrock Road in Bodden Town, sending one person to the hospital.

One person injured in Bodden Town collision

A motorcycle and a car collided Friday evening near Agricola Drive and Shamrock Road in Bodden Town, sending one person to the hospital. Police said the believed the motorcycle had been carrying two people and that the person riding on the back of the bike was the one hurt.

Trial date set for bar incident

Fire officer Jon Mikol Rankin appeared in Summary Court on Tuesday, when he pleaded not guilty to charges arising from an incident at Da Station Bar on Shamrock Road on Aug. 18.

Perjury claim delays Wong case

Senior Immigration Officer Garfield (Gary) Wong was scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday in relation to his convictions last month for careless driving and leaving the scene of the accident in the early hours of Dec. 27, 2013, after his truck was in a collision with a car on Shamrock Road, in the vicinity of Hibiscus Gardens.

Inquest begins for woman killed in single-car accident

Four men and three women began hearing evidence on Monday about the death of Rowena Loveta Scott, 25, which occurred on March 11, 2015, when the Kia SUV she was driving hit a stone wall on Shamrock Road in Spotts.

Work begins on Shamrock Road

Work will take place Sept. 3-4 on Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah to upgrade a portion of the road.

Ministry: Wong stays in job after conviction

Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Garfield “Gary” Wong will remain in his job for now, following two convictions on traffic-related offenses last week.

Accident closes road between Red Bay, Chrissie Tomlinson roundabouts

The roadway has been now been repaired and cleaned up by NRA. Police urged road users to exercise caution at the roundabout as it is still dusty from the oil clean-up earlier.

Wong guilty of leaving accident scene

Four years and eight months after Garfield (Gary) Wong was arrested on traffic charges, he was found guilty of careless driving and leaving the scene of the accident, but not guilty of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Two injured after car hits wall

Two occupants of a car were injured when the vehicle hit a wall of a house in Bodden Town Tuesday night.

Bail granted after weekend bar incident

A fire officer was granted bail on Monday after appearing in Summary Court on charges arising from an incident at Da Station, a bar on Shamrock Road, in the early hours of Saturday, Aug. 18.
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Accident slows traffic on Shamrock Road

A three-vehicle injury accident was clogging traffic on Shamrock Road in Lower Valley Friday afternoon. The incident was reported sometime around 3 p.m. A police...

Minister’s careless driving charge dismissed

A charge of careless driving against Finance Minister Roy McTaggart was dismissed in Traffic Court on Thursday after the Crown offered no evidence.

CUC plans interruptions Thursday and Friday

The Caribbean Utilities Company issued an advisory Tuesday warning customers in Newlands that they will experience planned service interruptions to their electrical service on Thursday and Friday morning.

Pedestrian hit by car on Monday dies

Police confirmed on Thursday that the pedestrian struck by a vehicle Monday morning in the Savannah area has died.

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.

Partial closure of road in Bodden Town

The section of Shamrock Road/Bodden Town Road between Condor Road and Anton Bodden Drive will be closed on Wednesday

Update: Pedestrian dies after Savannah collision

A pedestrian struck by a car Monday in Savannah was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries, police said.
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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.

Immigration officer’s DUI trial resumes

The trial of senior immigration officer Garfield (Gary) Wong resumed on Tuesday, with evidence from the final witness scheduled to be called.
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Arrest made in fatal motorcycle collision

The driver of the car involved in Sunday’s fatal collision with a motorcycle has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving, police announced on Tuesday.

Man pronounced dead after motorcycle accident near Spotts

Cayman Islands resident Lenny Pinet-Trusty was pronounced dead on Sunday after his motorcycle collided with a car around 5 p.m.
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One dead after motorcycle collision

Emergency services dispatched to the scene of a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a car on Shamrock Road near Soto Lane around 5:20 p.m. Sunday. The rider was transported to Cayman Islands Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Dump truck rolls over quarry embankment at Spotts Terminal

A Kenworth dump truck loaded with shot rock tipped over a quarry embankment opposite the Spotts Terminal Wednesday morning.

Two-car crash snarls Shamrock Road traffic

A BMW 320i and a Toyota Lite Ace van collided on Shamrock Road Thursday morning around 8:45 a.m. The collision sent the van into fencing on the side of the road.
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Gas station on Shamrock Road robbed

Two men held up the Barcam Esso on Shamrock Road in George Town in an armed robbery early Sunday morning.

Esso hit by armed robbers

The Barcam Esso on Shamrock Road was robbed by two armed men around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported. The men escaped with a quantity of cash in a dark-colored, compact vehicle heading toward central George Town.

Man sentenced for causing death by careless driving

Anthony Wesley Scott Jr. was sentenced last week after pleading guilty to causing the death of Thomas Rupert Hubbell Jr. by careless driving on June 30, 2016.

Garfield Wong trial resumes

Senior immigration officer Garfield Wong went into the witness box on Wednesday to give his account of what had happened in the early hours of Dec. 28, 2013 when he was driving home along Shamrock Road.

Three injured in Shamrock Road accident

A three-car accident on Shamrock Road Tuesday night snarled traffic for more than an hour and injured three people. One of those injured was trapped in the wreckage and had to be extracted by fire crews, a fire service spokesperson said.

Police: Driver’s blood-alcohol level 4 times legal limit after crash

A man who tested at nearly four times the legal limit for blood-alcohol content was arrested Saturday morning after a single-car crash.

Crash takes out power, shuts road

Julian Bala Baskar Willaim, 33, pleaded guilty to careless driving and driving while impaired in the early hours of Wednesday, Dec. 20., in the vicinity of Homestead Crescent along Shamrock Road.
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Inquest into cyclist’s death opens

A coroner’s inquest into the death of Rhonda Azan, a cyclist who was struck by an oncoming vehicle in 2015, began on Wednesday afternoon in coroner’s court.

Police recover car stolen after armed bar robbery

A gunman who held up Da Station Bar in Shamrock Road, Prospect, made his getaway in a stolen car, police confirmed Tuesday. Police recovered the stolen Honda CR-V after a search involving the police helicopter and armed officers.

Prospect bar robbed at lunchtime

A Prospect bar located next door to the Cayman Islands Brewery was robbed just after noon Monday.

Man arrested in rape case

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the report of an alleged rape on Sept. 13. A woman reported being raped around 3 a.m. at her home in Shamrock Road, Prospect.
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Police investigating reported rape in Shamrock Road home

Police are investigating a report of a rape at a woman’s home in Shamrock Road, Prospect, early Wednesday morning. Officers responded to the report just after 3 a.m. at the residential complex.

UPDATED: Two sought in robbery, shooting incidents

Police are searching for two men who they believe were involved in an armed robbery at the Red Bay jerk chicken stand and a separate assault on a man on Linwood Street in George Town on Saturday.

Man pleads guilty to causing death by careless driving

Anthony W. Scott Jr. pleaded guilty in Grand Court on Friday to causing death by careless driving on June 30, 2016. His passenger, Thomas Rupert Hubbell, died on June 12, 2017, from injuries sustained in that crash.

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.
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Weekend water interruptions

Homes and businesses on Shamrock Road, between Northward and Manse roads, as well as all adjoining roads, will experience water supply interruptions between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday. The Water Authority – Cayman said the interruption is necessitated by a pipe-laying operation.

Water pipeline work scheduled for Bodden Town

Water Authority – Cayman began installing a new pipeline along Condor Road in Bodden Town on Thursday. The work is expected to continue for six weeks.
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Pedestrian struck by van on Shamrock Road

A pedestrian was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in George Town district on Saturday night.

Safety concerns lead to new parking lot for Spotts beach

Parking at Spotts Public Beach is about to get a lot safer. A new beach-side parking lot under construction means visitors will no longer have to park alongside Shamrock Road and cross four lanes of often busy traffic.

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.

Trouble brewing over alcohol sales in service stations

The Cayman Islands has nearly 30 petrol stations and just three of them were ever allowed to obtain liquor licenses. That may be about to change.
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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.

UPDATE: Saturday morning accident closes Shamrock Road

An accident Saturday morning closed Shamrock Road outside Ocean Club.

Pedestrian struck by car

Police are appealing to the driver of a car involved in an accident in which a pedestrian was knocked down on Shamrock Road, near Ocean Club, to come forward.

UPDATE: Shamrock Road reopens after dump truck spill

Motorists along Shamrock Road near the Ocean Club condos found themselves off-roading Wednesday around lunchtime.

UPDATED: Cyclist killed in hit and run

Two traffic accidents in the Savannah area Saturday morning are causing major traffic tailbacks.

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