KINGSTON, Jamaica – 22-year-old Jamaican man, along with 72-year-old Ian, 74-year-old Pamela, and 69-year-old Marlene all died tragically in the “worse ever” accident in the Cayman Island.
Two passengers, aged 11 and 26, were also thought to be travelling in the Honda but survived the crash.
26-year-old Jamaican who survived the crash is unconscious but in stable condition at a hospital. The other survivor, an 11-year-old boy is conscious and in a stable condition.
It is believed the other three deceased were visitors to Cayman.
Husband and wife Ian and Pamela Mansell, and Pamela’s sister Marlene Wright died after their Kia Rio hire car was hit head-on by a Honda Accord approximately 7.17pm, all died when the two vehicles collided on East End in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday.
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, in a press conference on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, to refute media reports of a police chase involving the Jamaican.
They said a single-crewed police vehicle registered that a Honda Accord, being driven by the Jamaican, was going faster than the posted 30-mile per hour limit.
By the time the officer was able to activate the blue lights, the car disappeared. A short time later the collision was discovered.
The Honda, according to media reports, collided head-on with the silver Kia Rio rental vehicle in which the other three individuals were travelling.