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Drink driver causing accident arrested

A 50-year-old driver was arrested on Saturday evening in Paphos for allegedly fleeing after causing a road accident while being almost five times over the alcohol limit.

According to the police, the car driven by a 50-year-old man crashed into a vehicle driven by a 54-year-old woman who had as a passenger another woman, 78. The woman’s vehicle crashed into a car driven by a 35-year-old. The 50-year-old fled the scene but was followed by other drivers who called the police.

The accident took place at around 7.20 pm on the Paphos to Timi old road.

The 78-year-old woman was slightly injured. She was taken to the Paphos general hospital where she was given first aid and discharged.

Officers located the man shortly after the accident. He was taken to the police station where he was given a breathalyzer which indicated he was almost five times over the alcohol limit.

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