(CMR) 27-year-old Damian Solomon, Facilities Maintenance Assistant at the Port Authority, was the driver involved in a serious sine vehicle collision on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Tuckerman Lane, Bodden Town shortly after 1:15 a.m. Saturday morning. The vehicle hit the Savannah Estates wall on Cool Springs Close.
CMR sources have indicated that Solomon sustained two broken legs with one broken in three places, a broken wrist, broken ribs, a broken disk in his back face damage from the glass shattering. He will remain in surgery for an estimated 7 hours. He is in critical condition and had to be removed from the car by the Cayman Islands Fire Service.
His 19-year-old female passenger also received some facial injuries. Both are said to be from Bodden town and were transported to the George Town hospital by ambulance with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Initial reports show that the vehicle was traveling eastbound along Shamrock Road from George Town direction towards Savannah. On reaching the vicinity of Tuckerman Lane the driver appears to have lost control of the vehicle causing it to drift to the right side of the road. The vehicle collided with a retaining wall on the right side of the road and spun before coming to a stop.
As of 9 am this morning, 30 October, the male is undergoing surgery and the female is in a stable condition.
The matter is being investigated by the police, and anyone with information is encouraged to call the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit at 649-6254 or the Bodden Town Police Station 947-2220.