(CMR) A 23-year-old West Bay man died while another individual was hospitalized in critical condition following a single-vehicle collision along Eastern Avenue early Saturday morning.
Police reports are that at about 1:30 am today, 10 December, officers responded to a report of a serious single-vehicle collision in the vicinity of Watlers Drive, George Town, involving a green Honda Fit. The vehicle had been traveling westbound on Eastern Avenue when it left the roadway and collided with a wall on the roadside.
The driver of the vehicle was unresponsive at the scene, while the single passenger was seriously injured. Emergency services attended the location and both were transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital. The driver was subsequently pronounced dead. The passenger remains in the hospital in critical but stable condition.
The roadway in the area was temporarily closed as the scene was processed but has now been reopened.
The matter is currently under investigation by the Traffic & Roads Policing Unit (TRPU). Anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or have any other information, is asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222, or the TRPU at 649-6254.
Anonymous tips can be provided directly to the RCIPS via their Confidential Tip Line at 949-7777 or their website.