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UPDATE: Police Identify Victim in Fatal Collision, 4 September

4th September, 2023 Police Headlines

Update (4 September):

Police can now confirm the identity of the deceased in the fatal collision which took place on Wednesday night, 23 August.  He is 39-year-old Randre David Lescombe, a Jamaican national residing in the Cayman Islands.

 

The RCIPS expresses condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

 


Initial Release (24 August): 

Shortly before 11:20PM yesterday, 23 August, officers responded to a report of a fatal single-vehicle collision along Esterley Tibbetts Highway, just north of the Butterfield Roundabout, involving a white Toyota Mark X. It was reported that the vehicle was travelling southbound when it left the roadway and collided with a fence.

 

Emergency services attended the location, and both occupants of the vehicle were transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital for treatment. One of the occupants, a man age 39 of Bodden Town, was declared deceased. Another male occupant was taken into custody and has been granted bail while the inquiry continues.

 

The southbound lanes of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Butterfield and Camana Bay South roundabouts, were temporarily closed as the scene was processed. They have since been reopened.

 

The matter is being investigated by the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit and anyone with any information is asked to contact 649-6254.

 

Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via our Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777, or via our website.

 

Tips can also be submitted anonymously via the Cayman Crime Stoppers website.