Brac man in road crash airlifted to Grand Cayman

| 07/08/2011

(CNS): A one vehicle collision in Cayman Brac in the early hours of this morning resulted in man airlifted to Grand Cayman with injuries to his hip, knee and toe. Police say that at sixteen minutes past midnight today (7 August) 911 emergency received a call from a resident in Cayman Brac reporting that there had been a one vehicle collision near Aunt Sha's Restaurant in West End, and the driver, the lone occupant of the vehicle, appeared to be seriously injured. The airbag of the vehicle was deployed, the doors were unable to open and smoke was coming from the vehicle. Police and medical personnel attended the scene and found a man slumped over the steering wheel of a red compact Honda Logo car. He appeared semi conscious but was trapped in the vehicle.

Fire Service officers were called to the scene and used the jaws of life to cut the driver from the vehicle. He was taken to the Faith Hospital by medical personnel and later airlifted to the Cayman Islands Hospital, George Town, after it was discovered he had a broken hip, broken knee and broken toe.

It appeared the 47-year-old local resident, who was travelling in a westerly direction, veered off the roadway and hit a tree. The vehicle received extensive damages.

The man is currently in surgery at the Cayman Islands Hospital. Investigation into this collision is continues, police say.

The Cayman Brac police officers are asking for anyone who may have witnessed this collision or have information relative to it are asked to please call the Cayman Brac police station at 948 0331.

Category: Local News

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  1. Bracker#1 says:

    I guess I might as well start it…… Get well my friend, God bless!