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Driver dies in collision with dump truck

Police have confirmed that a 63-year-old man from Bodden Town was killed when his car and a dump truck collided this morning.

Accident closes section of Bodden Town Road

Traffic is being diverted on Bodden Town Road, near Governor Russell Beach, following a serious two-vehicle collision between a car and a dump truck.

Driver crashed car into wall while fleeing from police

Police have warned a 19-year-old driver that they intend to prosecute him after he crashed his car into a wall in West Bay early on Sunday morning while fleeing from a police checkpoint.

Off-duty police officer involved in crash

A motorcycle rider was seriously injured when his bike collided with an SUV driven by an off-duty police officer on Saturday evening.

Breaking News: Car crash on Shamrock Road

Police are at the scene of a car collision on Shamrock Road.

Car crashes into airport building

Police arrested a 31-year-old man for DUI on Friday night after his grey Porsche SUV crashed into a building at the airport.

One year on Cayman’s roads: 2,353 accidents, 8 deaths & 2,128 speeding tickets

Speed cameras could be on the horizon as police seek to get to grips with bad and dangerous driving on Cayman’s roads.
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NEW: 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.

UPDATED: Man arrested for fatal hit-and-run

A male cyclist was struck by a vehicle and killed on North Church Street early Monday morning.
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NEW: Fatal car accident in North Side

One person died and two people were hospitalized following a single-car accident in North Side just before 8 p.m. Sunday.

NEW: After four-year decline, burglaries back on rise

Burglaries at homes and businesses rose nearly 20 percent last year while attempted break-ins went up more than 30 percent, according to new statistics released by Cayman police.

MAIL CALL: Car crashes

Editorial writer Jennifer Hemmingsen talks about the things that go "bump" in the day ... and night ... well, really, at any time, wherever there is a road nearby. (We're referring to Grand Cayman's scourge of automobile accidents.)

NEW: Taxi driver charged in fatal airport wreck

An elderly taxi driver was charged Friday in connection with a deadly crash at Owen Roberts International Airport that occurred in July.

Accident on Esterley Tibbetts Highway

Public safety officials restricted traffic on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway due to a single-car accident that occurred just before 10 p.m. Wednesday.

NEW: Town Hall Road reopened after crash

Two vehicles collided on Town Hall Road, West Bay, between Farrington Lane and Boltins Avenue.

NEW: East End road reopened following fatal crash

A motorcycle rider died Sunday morning after his vehicle and a truck collided in East End.

Accident: Truck rolls on Crewe Road

Crewe Road was temporarily closed Friday night after two vehicles collided.

EDITORIAL — Cayman’s latest roadway tragedy

Nothing we do can go back to prevent the horrible accident that cut short a life, or any past accident that has resulted in death or serious injury, but we can resolve to do better moving forward.

Two injured in car accident

Two people were injured in a car accident on Shamrock Road in the early hours of Saturday.

NEW: Cyclist injured in hit and run

A 69-year-old cyclist was injured in a hit-and-run collision early Saturday morning in George Town.

UPDATE: Serious collision closes Birch Tree Hill Road

Birch Tree Hill Road has been closed due to a "serious motor vehicle collision" that occurred this 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.

Two men critical after smash

Two men were hospitalized in critical condition Thursday evening after a one-car accident on Shamrock Road near Spotts Dock.

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.

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UPDATED: Serious accident closes West Bay Road

Following a serious accident early Wednesday morning, the southern portion of West Bay Road is now open to traffic but remains partially blocked.

Four injured in GT crash

Four people were hospitalized after an early Saturday morning crash in central George Town.
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UPDATE: Man dies after car strikes CUC pole in East End

A 30-year-old East End man died after the car he was driving struck a CUC pole near East End Blow Holes late Friday night.

Police urge road safety after deadly year

After one of the deadliest years ever on the country’s roadways, Cayman Islands police officers are vowing to do whatever they can to improve...

‘Tis the season

Road safety examined in new documentary

Following one of the deadliest years on Cayman’s roads, a new documentary is shedding light on the issue of road safety in the Cayman Islands.

New physiotherapist joins Cayman Rehab Services

Cayman Rehab has added physiotherapist Stephen Corridan to its growing team.

Woman guilty of trying to bribe civil servant with $100

A Cuban national applying for naturalization was found guilty of fraud on the government by offering a bribe to a civil servant.

Guilty plea entered in driving death

Fitzroy Marvin Roach pleaded guilty Friday to causing the death of Beverley Elaine Ramsay by careless driving on Oct. 16, 2012.

Woman dies in Rum Point crash

A 23-year-old woman was killed in a traffic accident in North Side in the early hours of Wednesday.

Mother devastated over allegations of hospital error

The mother of a British dive industry worker said she was “devastated but relieved” following a coroner’s verdict that her daughter died as a result of a failed surgical procedure at the Cayman Islands Hospital.

Man robbed friend for drug money

A man who admitted robbing his friend because he claimed he owed him money for drugs received a two-year sentence, suspended for two years.

Vessel damage results in court charge

Sentencing has been adjourned for Richard Stein, who pleaded guilty to navigating the Flying Scotsman is such a manner as to cause damage to another vessel.

Man gets 41 concurrent sentences

Mark Anthony Seymour is sentenced to 27 months’ imprisonment for three charges of threats to kill, but he will also be serving concurrent sentences for 41 other convictions.

Five injured in three-car pile-up

Five people were injured, including three children, in a traffic accident on Crewe Road on Sunday afternoon.

Writer: Six-month wait for accident report?

Writer says there seems to be a shortage of police officers to discharge traffic-related duties.

Lawmakers question traffic enforcement decline

The recent dearth of traffic enforcement officers in the RCIPS is noted by lawmakers.

Senior immigration officer charged with DUI, leaving scene

Charges are filed against the Immigration Department's top enforcement officer.

Accident claim was deception

After making a false claim to her insurance company, Cherry Scott-Fedricks received a suspended sentence, community service and a compensation order for $5,460.

Convicted addict thanks court

An addict who fought his addiction successfully for 10 months was sentenced to two years imprisonment for a residential burglary and another six months for non-residential burglaries, with concurrent sentences for other offending.

Repeat burglar gets 3 years

Charlton Bengar Ebanks, 22, was sentenced to three years imprisonment after pleading guilty to seven burglaries.

Vehicle accidents highest in five years

Cayman's average accident rate hit its highest point in five years last year.

Driver went off road, hit boulder

A Coroner's Jury ruled that Reuben Forbes, 20, died by misadventure after his truck left the road and hit a boulder.

Online poll: Nearly 25 per cent report accident

Almost a quarter of the respondents to last week’s caycompass.com online poll who live in the Cayman Islands say they have been involved in at least one traffic accident in the past five years.

Accident victims remembered Sunday

The Cayman Islands will join nations around the world on Sunday to recognise a World Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Road Traffic Accidents.

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