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Police hunt for hit-and-run driver


Police on Saturday issued a public plea for information to help locate a driver involved in a hit and run that resulted to the injury of a 67-year-old woman who was riding an electric bicycle.

Police said the driver was driving a crimson Toyota levin saloon car, manufactured in 1998 with registration numbers KAE616.

Investigations are underway to locate the registered owner, a 33-year-old man, while a search is underway to locate a second male, also 33, who was driving the car the day before the accident.

The traffic collision occurred shortly after 10am on Friday morning while the 67-year-old woman was riding an electric bicycle on Demokritou Street, Limassol. Under circumstances under investigation, a male car driver allegedly overtook her and crashed into the woman’s bicycle as he was turning left to Kyklades street.

The driver of the car allegedly left the scene without providing assistance to the 67-year-old woman, who due to the collision fell to the ground and was injured.

She was taken by ambulance to Limassol general hospital, where it was found that she suffered a knee contusion and was detained for further treatment.

Police conducted examinations in the area where the collision occurred.

Anyone  who has any information that may help to locate the car in question and the driver or owner responsible is asked to contact the Limassol traffic police department on 25-805252, the citizen’s line on 1460 or the nearest police station.




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