Slight increase in fatal car crashes in 2023

There was a slight increase in fatal traffic collisions in the Paphos district in 2023 compared to the previous year.

The assistant police chief, Michalis Nikolaou, reported that there were five fatal collisions in 2023, compared to four in 2022. Additionally, there was a slight increase in collisions involving minor injuries, which stood at 34 in 2023, up by two from the previous year. However, road collisions involving only material damage fell in number, with a total of 284 occurring in 2023, while in 2022 there were 292.