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Man critical after being run over


A 71-year-old man who was hit by a car on Thursday evening in Paphos is in critical condition, police said on Friday.

The man was hit by a car driven by a 77-year-old man while trying to cross Tombs of the Kings Avenue in Paphos on Friday evening.

He was taken to the Paphos general hospital with injuries to the head, lungs, arms and legs. After undergoing surgery he was placed in the intensive care unit. On Friday, he was taken to the Nicosia general hospital. He is currently intubated. His condition is deemed extremely critical.

The 77-year-old driver was arrested. He was given a breathalyser which came out negative.



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