A 67-year-old man from Larnaca was killed on Saturday evening near the port roundabout after being hit by a car. According to police, Charalambous Christodoulou was crossing the road near the roundabout at around 7pm when a driver from Livadhia heading for the Oroklini road, aged 79 hit him as he walked. Christodoulou was taken […]
An 86-year-old man – Socratis Parmaxis – died on Friday afternoon after being hit by a car driven by another octogenarian in Limassol.
According to the Limassol police, Parmaxis was hit by a car driven by an 83-year-old man at around 2pm while crossing Nikos Pattichis avenue.
Parmaxis died soon after the accident, Limassol traffic police officer, Emilos Kafas said.He added that the driver holds a valid driver’s licence, and that his breathalyser test indicated zero alcohol in his system.
Police are investigating the conditions of the accident, he said.
This is the fourteenth fatal road accident in Limassol this year Kafas said, in which 16 people died.
He once more urged drivers to be alert when behind the wheel and to pay attention, especially to pedestrians.
Limassol resident Stelios Papadopoulos, 84, who was in serious condition for 10 days after an accident died on Wednesday morning. The elderly man was trying to cross 28 October street on foot at around 6.30pm on September 24 when a 49-year-old on a bicycle hit him under conditions still being investigated. […]
At around 11.10pm, a 38-year-old man from Sotira was driving from Pernera to Paralimni when his car collided with a motorbike heading from Cape Greco to Paralimni.
The two people on the bike, the 34-year-old rider and his passenger, 26, were thrown from the motorbike and seriously injured.They were taken to Paralimni hospital where the 34-year-old man was diagnosed with arm and shoulder fractures and his passenger, a woman, with a fractured pelvis.
The incident happened at around 5.45am near the GSP stadium in Nicosia. The man was rushed to Nicosia general hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police said the victim was Giorgos Christodoulou, 65, from Larnaca.Christodoulou’s motorbike was hit from behind by a taxi driven by a Turkish Cypriot, throwing him on the windshield, which was smashed, over the top and the rear windshield, that was also smashed, and onto the tarmac where it appeared, he was hit by a second vehicle.
Christodoulou had been wearing a helmet.
“It appears a vehicle that was following possibly hit him again. This vehicle is sought by police who is asking the public to help find it,” traffic police deputy chief Stelios Panayides said.
The accident forced the closure of the motorway for nearly four hours, causing chaos.
Long queues formed, and police instructed drivers to exit the motorway from the roundabout near the stadium and head to Limassol via the old Nicosia – Limassol road through Latsia.
The accident prompted far-right party Elam to make a political argument, issuing a statement calling for the closure of the crossing points with the north of Cyprus.
“This incident brings back to the limelight the huge problems arising from the opening of the crossing points,” the party said.
According to the police, the accidents occurred at around 6am, while the woman was walking along the Sotira to Paralimni road.
She was first hit by the door mirror of a car driven by a 29-year-old man, which caused her to fall. While she was kneeling on the tarmac, she was hit by another car driven by a 51-year-old.She was transferred to Paralimni general hospital, where she was diagnosed with fractures in various parts of her body. Her condition is deemed as serious but not critical, police said.
The 29-year-old told police that, as soon as he realised he had hit the woman, he did a U-turn to go back find her, and saw the second car hitting her while she was still on the tarmac.
According to police, at around 8pm, a 63-year-old from Paralimni was driving his car on Protaras Avenue, from Paralimni to Kapparis, when at some point in his attempt to turn right, he cut off the path of the motorcycle driven by the Bulgarian woman., […]
A 38-year-old biker lost his life in a fatal accident in the early hours of Sunday in Aglandjia in Nicosia. According to police the man was riding on Aglandjia Avenue when he lost control near some road works and the motorbike overturned. He was taken to Nicosia General Hospital where his death was confirmed. Police […]
According to the police statement, the accident took place shortly before 3pm in Nicosia when a car driven by a 60-year-old woman in under as-yet unidentified circumstances crashed into the 19-year-old’s motorbike.
The collision caused the motorcyclist injuries to his liver, kidney and spleen, as well as fractures in his arms and legs.
The incident – which comes around 24 hours after another 25-year-old motorcyclist from nearby Geroskipou was killed after losing control of his bike – is currently being looked into by traffic police in Paphos.
According to witnesses, the 32-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a car which had been overtaking another vehicle at the time and had gone into the opposite lane. The car was being driven by a 21-year-old Romanian man.
The rider of the motorbike, who was not wearing a crash helmet, was rushed to Paphos General Hospital before he was transferred to Nicosia General Hospital due to the seriousness of his injuries.
He is currently in intensive care after suffering serious brain trauma and internal bleeding.
Doctors say his condition is critical.