Wednesday 27 May, 2020

North Side man arrested on suspicion of DUI after Porsche crash

A North Side man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and a multitude of other driving offences after crashing a Porsche into a building.

Shortly after 10pm on July 5, officers responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Owen Roberts Drive in the vicinity of the Owen Roberts International Airport.

A grey Porsche SUV exited the roadway and hit a building on the airport site, causing damage to the building.

The driver was spoken to by officers and appeared intoxicated. As a result, a roadside breath test was performed with a reading of 0.130%.

It was also discovered that the driver was using the vehicle without permission of the owner.

The driver, a 31-year-old of North Side, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, careless driving, unlawful use of vehicle, driving without being qualified and driving without insurance.

After his arrest, he was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

He is now on police bail.

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