Passengers injured in mini bus crash

| 10/12/2008

(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is investigating  an accident that took place on Shamrock Road, in the vicinity of Spotts Beach on Tuesday, 9 December involving a car and a local bus, where the passengers and driver were all taken to hospital for treatment.

The RCIPS stated that the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at around 5:05pm reporting a crash between a Honda CRV and a Toyota Omnibus. Police and medics responded to the scene and found that a brown Honda CRV, driven by a female, ran into the back of a white Toyota van which was ahead of it. The van then ran into a wall on the property off Prospect Reef. Both vehicles were travelling west along Shamrock Road.

Ten passengers on the omnibus were injured and attended the hospital where they were treated and discharged. The driver of the CRV, who also sustained injuries, was treated and discharged from hospital.

Scenes of Crime officers processed the scene and an accident reconstructionist is carrying out investigations. Anyone who witnessed the crash or believes they saw the vehicles prior to the crash should contact Police Constable Daniel Spence on 9466254 or 9261672.

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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