UPDATE: Bodden Town Road is now fully re-opened to vehicular traffic.
Update (20 July):
At around 11:20AM today, 20 July, the 9-1-1 Communications Centre dispatched police and other emergency services to a report of a two-vehicle collision on Bodden Town Road, in the vicinity of Governor Russell Beach, involving a dump truck and a silver Toyota Noah. The dump truck had been travelling westbound and the Toyota eastbound when they collided. The driver of the Toyota was trapped inside the vehicle and was extricated by officers from the Cayman Islands Fire Service, before being transported by ambulance to the Cayman Islands Hospital. The driver, a man age 63 of Bodden Town, was subsequently pronounced dead. The driver of the truck was not injured.
Traffic on Bodden Town Road continues to be diverted at Condor Road and Anton Bodden Drive, but the roadway is expected to re-open within the hour.
The matter is currently under investigation by the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the TRPU at 649-6254.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website.
Police are currently on the scene of a serious two-vehicle collision on Bodden Town Road, in the vicinity of Governor Russell Beach. Traffic diversions are currently in place, with eastbound traffic being diverted onto Condor Road and westbound traffic being diverted onto Anton Bodden Drive. These diversions are expected to remain in place for some time.
Further updates will follow.