Baby killed in crash

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A fatal car crash occurred yesterday in Nicosia, in which eight month old Nefeli Ntantof died.

Around 6.20pm yesterday, on the Kokkinotrimithia – Nicosia highway when the car being driven by the 32-year old mother, left the road and hit the retaining wall, guardrail, traffic sign and railing separating the road and stopped in the right hand lane.

Around 2:15 a.m. Nefeli succumbed to the injuries while hospitalized in the intensive care unit of Makarios Hospital.

from examinations at the scene of the crash, it appears that the driver of the vehicle was wearing a seat belt, while the baby was sitting in a special child seat and was attached to the restraint.

Police appealed to any who knows anything about the circumstances causing the accident, contact the Traffic Nicosia by phone 22802083 and 22802023 or the nearest police station, or Line Communications Ombudsman, the phone number 1460.

The Traffic Nicosia investigate what caused the accident.

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