Cyclist dies following collision

| 15/08/2008

(CNS): A cyclist who was seriously injured in a collision on the evening of Tuesday, 5 August, died in hospital today (Friday, 15 August). Artes Lopez Manalang, a Filipino national residing in Grand Cayman, had been cycling past Kirks Supermarket on North Church Street at 9:20 pm when the collision with a red Honda civic occurred.

Traffic Management Unit officers conducting the investigation are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the collision to come forward. Anyone who can assist should contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254 and ask for Sergeant Ivan Wedderburn. The RCIPS sends its condolences to the victim’s friends and family.

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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