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Drunk driver who caused accident was five times over the limit

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A 35-year-old man who hit a parked car and subsequently drove into oncoming traffic in Larnaca, injuring two women in a head-on collision, was found to be some five time over the limit, police said on Sunday.

At around 7.30pm on Saturday night the man was driving towards Zakynthos Spyros Kyprianou Avenue when he hit a parked car at a junction.

He then drove into oncoming traffic and collided head-on with a vehicle driven by a woman from Aradippou.

She and her passenger were injured and taken by ambulance Larnaca hospital accident and emergency department where they were treated for their injuries. One was kept in for observation. The drunk driver was also treated at first aid.

A breathalyser test showed his alcohol level at 177mg compared to the legal 22mg.

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