Sunday 20 September, 2020

UPDATE: Police release identity of fatality in Bodden Town collision

UPDATE: @ August 9, 4.27 pm

Police can now confirm the identity of the deceased in the fatal collision that took place yesterday morning, August 8 on Bodden Town Road, involving a white Subaru Sunbar.

He is Gonzalo McLaughlin, age 39, of East End, Grand Cayman. 

We express our condolences to his family and friends.


ORIGINAL REPORT:

There was a fatal collision involving a single vehicle in Bodden Town this morning.

Just after 4.30 am, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to a report of a single vehicle collision involving a white Subaru Sunbar. The incident took place along Bodden Town Road in the vicinity of Long Fellow Circle, Bodden Town. 

The vehicle was occupied by a 39-year-old-man of North Side who was trapped in the vehicle due to the impact of the collision. He was extricated from the vehicle by the Cayman Islands Fire Service and transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital by Emergency Medical Services, where he was pronounced dead by the attending doctor. 

The matter is being investigated by the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the 649-6254 during regular business hours. 

Additionally, anonymous tips may be provided directly to the RCIPS Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via the website. Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Miami-based call centre of Crime Stoppers at 800-8477(TIPS), or online.

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