A 10-year-old boy died on Tuesday after he was hit by a car in Limassol’s Mesa Yitonia.
The accident happened at around 3.30pm on Costis Palamas Street. Reports said Andreas Panayiotou tried to cross the road and was hit by a car driven by a 24-year-old man who lives in the neighbourhood.
He was rushed to hospital where he died shortly afterwards.
The 24-year-old panicked and abandoned the scene briefly, going to his house. He returned with his mother shortly afterwards. Reports said he was in a state of shock.
Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.