Cyprus Mail

Pregnant woman dies in traffic accident

A pregnant woman died in a road accident in the Larnaca district on Sunday afternoon while she was on holiday in Cyprus.

The fatal accident happened at 5.30pm when the woman, who was seven months pregnant, was walking along the Zygi-Mazotos road with her husband and mother-in-law.

She was trying to cross the road when she was hit be a car driven by a 30-year-old man.

The woman, who was named as 39-year-old Maria Rimsha from Russia, was rushed by ambulance to Larnaca hospital where she and the baby were pronounced dead.

The circumstances of the accident are being investigated.

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