Cyprus Mail

Stolen mini bus involved in midnight hit and run, four injured

Four people were injured around midnight on Saturday in Nicosia when a man in a stolen mini-bus collided with their car on Naxos Street.

After hitting the car, the min-bus then hit three parked cars before fleeing the scene, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Sunday.

The four people in the car, aged 25, 27, 28 and 30 were taken to a private clinic. Three were given first aid and the fourth the 30-year-old, was admitted for treatment.

Police investigations established that the mini bus had been stolen from a car park in Nicosia.

Also five young people were taken to hospital in Larnaca early on Sunday after being injured in two separate cars near the Aradippou roundabout in Larnaca the fire service said.

The service said that in the first instance the driver had lost control of the car and hit the roundabout. The accident at around 5.50am caused a second driver to swerve to avoid a collision a minute later resulting in his vehicle overturning.

The driver of the first car was trapped inside as his door was jammed up against the roundabout and he could not get out, the fire services said. It took around ten minutes to free him. An ambulance took all five people in the two cars to Larnaca hosptial. They were not seriously injured.

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