Sunday 20 September, 2020

UPDATE: Collision with serious Injuries on Walkers Rd

UPDATE: @11.24 am August 9

As initially reported below, there was a serious two vehicle collision on Walker's road last night, which resulted in serious injuries and the closure of Walkers road to traffic.

The Royal Cayman Island Police Service reports that the collision took place between a white Toyota Corolla and a blue Volkswagen Jetta.

The driver of the Toyota Corolla, who was taken to the hospital, is now believed to have serious but non-life-threatening injuries. He remains in the hospital awaiting further treatment.

The area of Walkers Road that was closed to facilitate the investigation has now been re-opened to the public. 

The investigation into this matter continues. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254 during regular business hours.


INITIAL REPORT:

There has been a serious two vehicle collision on Walker's road, resulting in life threatening injuries and the closure of Walkers road to traffic.

Just before 9 pm today, Saturday August 8, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a two vehicle collision that took place along Walkers Road, in the vicinity of Academy Way. 

The driver of one of the vehicles was trapped inside and had to be extricated from the vehicle by the Cayman Islands Fire Service after which he was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital where he is currently being treated for what is believed to be serious and life-threatening-injuries. The driver of the other vehicle did not report any injuries to the investigators. 

Both north and south bound lanes along Walkers Road are currently closed, and traffic is being diverted between Academy Way and Rowley Rise. Motorists are being asked to avoid the area if possible and to exercise caution otherwise, as officers will be on scene carrying out their investigations.

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