September 26, 2020

Man in hospital after Brac car crash

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A man remains in hospital with serious injuries after he was airlifted from the Brac following a car accident.

Police say the man’s Honda Logo crashed near to Aunt Sha’s Restaurant on West End Road just after midnight on Sunday.

After the airbag went off the man was trapped inside the car, unable to open either door.

Witnesses say smoke was coming from the vehicle and the driver was inside slumped over the
steering wheel.

Fire fighters using specialist tools managed to open the car and free the man.

He was taken to Faith Hospital but later airlifted him to George Town. Suffering from breaks to his hip, knee and toe.

A spokeswoman for the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service said: “It appeared the driver, a 47 yr old local resident, who was traveling in a westerly direction veered off the roadway and hit a Tree. The vehicle received extensive damages.”

Meanwhile in a separate incident in West Bay a woman also remains in hospital after she fell from a two-storey balcony.

She fell just after 10pm on Friday from a building on Finch Drive. The 24 year old womano was taken to the Cayman Islands Hospital where she remains.

Elsewhere over the weekend police were called to a building fire to the rear of the Reflections Liquor for Less Outlet off Shedden Road and Sound Way junction in George Town.

A wooden structure at the rear of the shop was well alight when officers arrived. Firefighters were called and managed to dampen the flames.

Although no one was inside at the time of the fire in the early hours of Saturday morning, police
are investigating.

And on Saturday morning on duty officers chased a man they spotted checking parked vehicles at the Green Thumb Nursery.

They eventually caught him at the Britcay parking lot and recovered a Blackberry, facemask and a ladies handbag.

The 23-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft, trespass and going equipped to steal.

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