Thursday 5 December, 2019

11-year-old discharged after Tuesday’s horrific crash in East End

East End Collision that killed 4

East End Collision that killed 4

An 11-year-old boy was discharged from hospital on Thursday following Tuesday’s horrific crash in East End.

A 26-year-old male, who also survived the collision that killed four others , remains in hospital  in what is said to be in stable condition.

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has since confirmed and corrected some details about Tuesday’s incident.

According to police, a black Honda Accord travelling towards Bodden Town along Austin Connolly Drive was being driven by a 22-year-old male from Jamaica collided with a  silver Kia Rio rental vehicle travelling towards East End along Austin Connolly Drive.

The KIA was driven by a 72-year-old male accompanied two females 74-year-old and 69-year-old respectively.

All three persons inside the KIA motor vehicle , allUK nationals on vacation, are deceased.

Police have revealed that a police vehicle was travelling towards East End when the black Honda Accord travelling in the opposite direction towards George Town was recorded on police mobile radar travelling at excessive speed.

 The single crewed police vehicle stopped, activated the blue lights and on turning around the Honda Accord was out of sight, a short time later the police officer came upon the vehicle collision, there was no police pursuit.

 Police have also revealed that several conchs were found inside the Honda Accord.

Early indications are that the two male passengers in the Honda vehicle were travelling in the open trunk of the vehicle.

Police further note that Superintendent Robert Graham RCIPS has been appointed to oversee this investigation.

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