1 Collision Involving Pedestrian
Shortly after 6:00PM on Wednesday, 16 December, officers responded to a report of a collision involving a white Toyota HiAce and a pedestrian on West Bay Road, in the vicinity of Ernest Jackson Drive.
Emergency Services attended the scene and the pedestrian was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment for serious injuries. He remains in hospital in critical but stable condition. A dog that the pedestrian had been walking also sustained injuries during the collision, resulting in its death. The driver of the Toyota was uninjured, and the matter is currently under investigation.
Anyone who witnessed this incident or who may have any information is encouraged to contact the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254.
Yesterday, RCIPS officers responded to 11 traffic collisions. The RCIPS is taking this opportunity to remind the public to exercise caution when using the roadways. Motorists must follow the speed limits and avoid distractions while driving, or driving while under the influence. Pedestrians are reminded to walk facing the flow of traffic, and cyclists are reminded to ride with the flow of traffic, and follow the rules of the road.
"We are asking motorists to be extra vigilant when travelling on roads, especially at night," says Acting Superintendent Brad Ebanks. "Make sure your full attention is on driving at all times. For pedestrians and cyclists, it is important to wear light-coloured clothes, and cyclists should have reflectors and lights affixed to their bicycles. These pieces of equipment can be found at most hardware stores, and taking these small steps will help make our roads that much safer for everyone using them."
Firearms Incident in George Town
At about 2:10AM on Saturday morning, 19 December, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of a bar on Seymour Road, George Town. Officers attended the location and recovered a number of spent shell casings in the vicinity. No persons appear to have been injured in the incident.
The matter is currently under investigation and anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to contact George Town CID at 949-4222.
Assault in George Town
Shortly after 12:00AM on Saturday morning, 19 December, officers responded to a report of a serious assault at a bar on Martin Drive in George Town. It was reported that several men were involved in an altercation.
A male received injuries to his head, arm and back, and was transported by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment. He has subsequently been discharged.
The matter is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website http://www.rcips.ky/submit-a-tip.