April 15, 2019
Reports came in early this morning to CMR of a traffic fatality involving a cyclist.
Police can now confirm that shortly before 5:30 am the 9-1-1 Communications center dispatched fire and emergency services to a report a male cyclist found unresponsive on North Church Street in the vicinity of Coral Sands. The man was located and appeared to have been struck by a vehicle; he was taken to hospital where he has been pronounced dead.
Police have closed the road to conduct a full investigation. Traffic is being diverted at Bodden Road and Eastern Avenue. Only the Eastern Avenue entrance to Kirk Market is currently open.
The road is expected to remain closed throughout the morning peak commute period.
Cayman Marl Road sources indicate that both the alleged driver and victim are locals. We will not provide names at this time.
UPDATE: We understand a 28-year-old has been arrested in relation to this morning's hit and run fatality! Sources indicate that he was an already disqualified driver