Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Man arrested following morning crash on Esterley Tibbetts Highway

A 24-year-old man was arrested following an early Wednesday morning collision on the Esterley Tibbets Highway, north of Yacht Drive.

According to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), the incident occurred at around 1:15 am when a red Ford Explorer collided with an unknown object.

Upon arrival, officers observed the red Ford Explorer, which had sustained significant damage, in the southbound lanes

The driver of the vehicle was found sitting nearby and spoken to. He had sustained minor injuries to his head and legs, and showed signs of intoxication.

The man, age 24 of West Bay, was breathalyzed with a reading of 0.200% and was arrested on suspicion of DUI.

He was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital, treated, and released into police custody.

He was later bailed.

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