Pedestrian killed on Astromeritis – Troodos road

A Moldovan permanent resident of Cyprus has died after being hit by a car as she was trying to cross the Astromeritis to Troodos road on Saturday night.

According to the police, the accident happened at around 9pm on Saturday as 69-year-old Raisa Resetco was attempting to cross the street.

The police said the car was driven by a 90-year-old man whose wife was also travelling in the car. Resetco was rushed to Nicosia General Hospital where doctors pronounced her dead.

The car’s driver was tested for alcohol consumption and was found with no traces in his blood. He was taken into custody as the exact circumstances of the accident are investigated.

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