Cyclist injured in motor accident

| 03/09/2008

(CNS): A man was injured this morning on one of Cayman’s main highways when he was knocked off his bike by a motor vehicle. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said that around 6:50 am the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call stating that a man had been knocked off his bicycle by a motor vehicle on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, in the vicinity of one of the roundabouts.

Police and Ambulance attended the scene and the 33-year-old victim was transported to George Town Hospital, where he was treated and released. Police said that although the cyclist sustained abrasions to his right leg, there were no serious injuries or broken bones.  The incident is currently under investigation.

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