Category Archives: Crashes

Traffic deaths fell by 19.3 per cent in 2016 – Cyprus Mail

The death toll from road accidents reduced in Cyprus during 2016 by 19.3 per cent, according to the 11th Road Safety Performance Index Report of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). More specifically 46 road deaths were reported, 11 fewer than 2015. The reduction followed an increase of 26.7 per cent in 2015. With last year`s reduction, Cyprus went back from the 20th to the 13th place it ranked in 2014 among the EU countries, with regard to the road traffic death rate. […]

Source: Traffic deaths fell by 19.3 per cent in 2016 – Cyprus Mail

Doing THIS while driving makes you 100 times more likely to have a fatal car accident | Express.co.uk

A NEW study has sensationally claimed that motorists’ concentration is so impaired while using a mobile phone behind the wheel – it creates 105 opportunities for a road user to inadvertently kill themselves.

Source: Doing THIS while driving makes you 100 times more likely to have a fatal car accident | Cars | Life & Style | Express.co.uk

Man critical after being hit crossing the road – Cyprus Mail

An elderly man from Nicosia remains in critical condition after being hit by a car on Sunday afternoon. The accident happened in Demosthenis Severis Avenue at 6.15pm when the 88-year-old, man who was crossing the street, was hit by a car driven by a 37-year-old man. The injured man was rushed to Nicosia general hospital […]

Source: Man critical after being hit crossing the road – Cyprus Mail

Remand for man involved in crash that killed three people – Cyprus Mail

The 25-year-old driver of a pick-up truck which crashed head on with another pick-up on Saturday in the Polemidhia area of Limassol, killing three people, was remanded by the court on Sunday for five days. The crash killed Andreas Yiasemi and Demetris Savva, both 32, as well as Panayiotis Stefanou, 23. Police said they established […]

Source: Remand for man involved in crash that killed three people – Cyprus Mail

Road-death taxi driver had suffered heart attack at the wheel – Cyprus Mail

A taxi driver aged 64, who was killed on an airport run on Saturday when he crashed on the Nicosia-Larnaca highway had suffered a heart attack at the wheel, a post mortem on Sunday revealed. Around 7am on Saturday, Demetris Christoforou from Lakatamia in Nicosia, had been driving a woman customer, 22, the taxi veered […]

Source: Road-death taxi driver had suffered heart attack at the wheel – Cyprus Mail