A 28-year-old man, who lost his right leg and the sight from his right eye in a road accident in January 2017, received €0.5 million as settlement from the insurance company of the man who caused the accident, it emerged on Thursday.
According to local daily Alithia, the Limassol man had been riding his motorcycle when a car, driven by a 70-year-old man, cut him off.
The ensuing crash left the 28-year-old in a three-week coma, with severe injuries to his head and right leg.Doctors concluded that the leg damage was irreparable and had to amputate it off just below the kneecap.
The man also lost sight in his right eye and required several operations to treat severe head injuries.
He was in hospital for a total 2.5 months, of which two were in intensive care.[…]
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