Driver charged over death of pregnant woman

| 09/02/2012

_DEW6593.jpg(CNS): Six months after a women and her unborn child were killed in a road smash on Sea View Road, the driver of the car has been charged with Causing Death by Dangerous Driving. Police said Thursday that a 24-year-old woman is expected to appear in court next week in connection with the fatal smash which happened last year on Sunday evening around 7pm, 14 August. A 25-year-old pregnant woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died following the crash and the driver was also seriously injured and airlifted overseas for medical treatment. Two other women who were also in the car both suffered serious injuries as well and were treated at the Cayman Islands hospital. (Photo Dennie Warren Jr)

At the time of the incident the female driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and causing death by dangerous driving. Police had said it appeared that the vehicle had been travelling along the road towards Bodden Town when it apparently went out of control, collided with a tree and came to rest in a bush area.

Category: Crime

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I hope she is charged with two deaths. What is the drivers ne? It seems that names are only announced when it suits.

    • Anonymous says:

      Yes I hope she is charged with two deaths, one for the woman and one for the unborn child. 

      Unfortunately, this was a sad thing that had happened, but everyone bear in mind, if you are with friends or family that have been drinking DO NOT GET IN THE CAR WITH THEM.  If you think they are intoxicated and can't take the keys from them, call the police.  At least you have done everything you possibly could have done to stop them from killing themseleves or maybe others. 

  2. Anonymous says:

    Why did it take 6 months to charge her?

  3. Anonymous says:

    So what's the name of the person charged?

  4. Like It Is says:

    As we know from recent events, Cayman's awful sentences for these offences are insufficient to change the behaviour patterns of the nation's worst drivers.