Sunday 12 July, 2020

West Bay man hospitalised then arrested for leaving scene of accident

A West Bay man has been arrested for leaving the scene of an accident after a three-vehicle collision on Shamrock Road last night (Feb 9).

Shortly before 10 pm, officers responded to a report of a three-vehicle crash near the Savannah Rubis service station. A red Honda Civic collided with a green Chevrolet which was waiting to turn right onto the eastbound lane of Shamrock Road. The Civic then travelled left into oncoming traffic on the eastbound lane and collided with a white Honda Accord which was travelling eastbound.

Emergency services attended the scene and the occupants of the Chevrolet and the Honda Accord were taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

The driver of the Honda Civic left the scene of the accident and was later taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver, a West Bay man age 29, was later arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident.

He remains in hospital in stable condition.

The matter is currently under investigation.

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