AN 86-year-old pedestrian was killed on Thursday after being hit by a car in the capital .
At around 8.45am , in circumstances still under investigation, a car driven by a 35-year-old man hit the 86-year-old woman on Dighenis Akritas Avenue in Nicosia.
Androniki Loizou from Nicosia was rushed to Nicosia general hospital, where she later died from her injuries.
The 35-year-old motorist was arrested and held in custody for questioning.
Nicosia Traffic Police is investigating the accident.