Cyclist seriously hurt

| 06/08/2008

(CNS): A cyclist was seriously injured in a collision which occurred on North Church Street in the vicinity of Kirk’s Supermarket Tuesday night , 5 August. Following a 911 call at approximately 9:20 pm, police and medics attended and found that a 32-year-old man had been riding a bicycle towards West Bay when a collision occurred with a red Honda Civic driven by a 25-year-old woman which had been traveling in the same direction.

Police have reported that a cyclist was seriously injured in a collision which occurred on North Church Street in the vicinity of Kirk’s Supermarket Tuesday night , 5 August. The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at approximately 9:20 pm from a member of the public reporting that a car and a cyclist had collided. Police and medics attended and found that a 32-year-old man had been riding a bicycle towards West Bay when a collision occurred with a red Honda Civic driven by a 25-year-old woman which had been traveling in the same direction.

The man received serious head injuries and is currently in hospital where his condition is said to be critical. An investigation has begun by the Traffic Management Unit and officers are appealing for anyone who witnessed the collision to come forward. Anyone who can assist should contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254 asking for Sergeant Ivan Wedderburn.

Anyone with information about crime taking place in the Cayman Islands should contact their local police station or Crime Stoppers on 800-8477 (TIPS). All persons calling crime stoppers remain anonymous, and are eligible for a reward of up to $1000, should their information lead to an arrest or recovery of property/drugs.

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