Monday 19 August, 2019

Just In: Visiting Jamaican doctor succumbs to her injuries

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service moments ago, reported that 62-year-old Vary Jones Leslie had succumbed to her injuries.

Jones-Leslie who is a obstetrician/gynaecologist was hit by a taxi driver near the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) after arriving in the Cayman Islands on Monday.

Reports from the police are that, Jones-Leslie was struck down on Roberts Drive while trying to leave the airport after arriving on a 10:00 am flight from Jamaica. 

The doctor who has a practice in Spanish Town, Jamaica was rushed  to the George Town Hospital with what were initially described as "serious injuries".

Jones-Leslie arrived in the island to take up a temporary job at the Health Service Authority (HSA). 

According to the Cayman Compass, Jones-Leslie had filled in "from time to time as needed at the authority" . 

The driver of the taxi, a 69-year-old of Bodden Town, was treated at hospital yesterday and has been released. 

The incident is under police investigation.

 

 

 

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