Update (2 September):
Following further investigation and analysis of CCTV footage of the collision involving a pedestrian which occured on Shedden Road on 31 August (see below), police have determined that the vehicle involved was a reddish-coloured SUV, not green as previously described.
The matter remains under investigation and police continue to appeal for any witnesses, or any persons who may be aware of such a vehicle which has damage to the front fender and/or windscreen, to contact the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254.
Initial Release (1 September):
Shortly after 8:00PM yesterday, 31 August, officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on Shedden Road involving a pedestrian. It was reported that the pedestrian was crossing the road near the Edward Street intersection, when she was struck by a vehicle described as a green SUV, which was travelling west. The vehicle then turned on to Edward Street and left the scene.
Emergency services attended the location and the victim was transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital via ambulance to be treated for serious injuries. She remains in critical but stable condition.
The matter is currently under investigation by the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit. Anyone who may have seen the incident or have any information on the vehicle involved 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.