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Driver involved in death of teen mother jailed for 15 months

Limassol court

The driver of a vehicle involved in a collision which led to the death of an 18-year-old mother of two was jailed for 15 months on Thursday after being found guilty of causing death by negligence.

Limassol district court also stripped the 23-year-old man of his driving licence for two years.

The fatal accident occurred in the Limassol district on September 14, 2020.

The victim died of severe head injuries.

A mother of two infants, she was a passenger in the car driven by her partner who was 21 at the time.

The accident happened at 12:10am on the main Kantou-Kyvides road after the driver lost control of the car which overturned into a field and crashed into the wall of a house. He sustained injuries and received treatment at Limassol general hospital.

Police said at the time that the driver was speeding and that neither he nor his passenger were wearing a seatbelt.

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