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UPDATE: Man Arrested Following Collision Involving Cyclist, 19 November

19th November, 2022 Police Headlines

Update (19 November):

On Wednesday, 16 November, officers arrested a man, age 58 of George Town, on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident, in relation to a collision involving a cyclist, which occurred on 9 November on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway.


He has been granted bail as investigations continue.


The cyclist involved in the collision has since been discharged from hospital.


Initial Release (11November):

Shortly after 6:10AM Wednesday, 9 November, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of a collision involving a cyclist on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in the vicinity of Tanager Way. It was reported that a cyclist had been travelling northbound when she was struck by the mirror of a passing vehicle, which continued travelling north. As a result of the impact the woman fell from the bicycle. The driver of another vehicle stopped to offer assistance shortly afterwards.


Emergency services attended the location, and the woman was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital to be treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. She remains in hospital in stable condition. 


The incident is under investigation, and anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or have any other information, is asked to contact the West Bay Police Station at 949-3999, or the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254.