Cyprus Mail

Dead man driving

A 77-year-old man is suspected of forging a death certificate to avoid a medical examination to determine whether he was fit to drive, it emerged on Thursday.

On Thursday, police said the elderly man was caught driving dangerously and after notifying the road transport department, the 77-year-old was called for a medical to see if he was fit to drive.

However, instead of appearing for the test, the department received a letter saying the 77-year-old was dead, signed by a relative and accompanied with a death certificate as proof.

Meanwhile, the man continued to drive and police caught him again a few months later — earlier this week – prompting them to ask the road transport department the reason he was still on the road.

They were told he had been declared dead and police were now trying to determine who was involved in forging the documents.

Related posts

After 15 years, British man hopes property fight is finally over

Nick Theodoulou

Nearly 10,000 Cypriots apply for ‘right to remain’ in UK

Peter Michael

Turkish Cypriots send 33 Syrians back to Turkey

Staff Reporter

Government defends Turkey policy as latter goads Cyprus over gas (Updated)

Elias Hazou

Akel MEP calls on EU to help preserve Turkish Cypriot identity

Evie Andreou

Psychiatrist says man who killed pensioner is responsible for his actions

Jonathan Shkurko


Comments are closed.