(CMR) Well known Cayman Brac resident, Raymond Scott, was involved in a vehicular accident this morning that has left a Brac woman fighting for her life after she was hit by his blue Toyota Fortuna. She was airlifted to Grand Cayman earlier this afternoon for further treatment.
The accident happened after 8:15 a.m. Monday, October 12 in the vicinity of Cemetery Road and West End Road in West End, Cayman Brac. The woman was said to be walking on the roadside when she was struck by the vehicle.
Police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre where she was then transported by the Emergency Medical Services to Faith Hospital for treatment. Her injuries are believed to be serious and life-threatening.
The eastbound lane along West End Road is currently closed in the area where the collision took place. Motorists are being asked to proceed with caution or avoid that area if possible while the officers carry out their inquiries. Officers from the Traffic Management Unit flew over to Cayman Brac to assist with the investigation.
Scott is a frequent caller to the local radio programs where he shares his expertise in the field of shipping. He is actually the shipping adviser for Lloyds of London for Cayman Brac. Cayman Brackas described him as “a stalwart in the community and a careful driver as well.”
He is also a small business owner at Raymond’s Heavy Equipment Service.
He monitors the marine VHF radio for approaching vessels for over 40 years and has been involved in sea search-and-rescue missions on occasion. He was an assistant docking master in the 1970s when Cayman Brac was a major destination for takers en route to the United States.
The investigation is ongoing.