Cyclist suffers head injuries in collision with car

| 03/12/2008

(CNS): Police have revealed that another road accident occurred this past weekend when a cyclist was knocked off his bike by a car on North Sound Road, George Town in the early hours of Sunday morning. The cyclist reportedly suffered head injuries which are now being treated Jackson Memorial Hospital.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) said on Tuesday that they have begun investigating an accident that occurred at around 12:10 am on Sunday, 30 November when a cyclist was knocked off his bicycle by a car.  The car and bicycle were travelling south along North Sound Road when the vehicle collided with the rear wheel of the bicycle, causing the rider to fall. The cyclist sustained injuries to the head and was flown to Jackson Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by the Traffic Management Unit. Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact Chief Inspector Courtney Myles on 926 0649.

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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