Two more accidents on Cayman’s roads

| 22/01/2009

(CNS): Police say a 38-year-old woman sustained serious injuries in a collision with a car Wednesday evening, 21 January, and two men were injured in a single vehicle car crash in the early hours this morning. In the first incident, the 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at approximately 7:25pm reporting that a woman had been knocked down on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Grand Harbour.

Police and medics responded to the scene and found that a Kia Sportage and the 38-year-old pedestrian had collided as the woman tried to cross the road. The lady was taken to hospital with serious injuries. Her condition is said to be serious but stable. The driver of the vehicle, a 38-year-old woman, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident who has not yet spoken to a police officer. Anyone who can help should contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254.

In a separate incident, two men were injured following a single vehicle car crash on Crewe Road in the early hours of Thursday morning, 22 January. The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call at around 2:05am from a member of the public reporting that a car had crashed in the vicinity of Cranbrook Drive. Police and medics attended and found that a Honda Civic had collided with a concrete fence. The two male occupants had sustained some injuries; the driver suffered a brokenleg and some lacerations while his passenger sustained facial injuries. Both were taken to hospital for treatment. Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact the Traffic Management Unit on 946-6254.

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 ofproperty/drugs.

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