A pedestrian was seriously injured in Paphos on Monday when hit by a passing driver.

According to police statement, around 4pm on Monday afternoon, a 40-year-old female driver, under circumstances being investigated, ran over and injured a 58-year-old man while he was crossing the road.

The 58-year-old permanent resident of Paphos was seriously injured and was taken by ambulance to the Paphos hospital A&E. The doctor on duty found the 58-year-old to have suffered multiple rib fractures and he was kept for further treatment in the hospital’s operating room. His treating physician has since declared his condition to be out of danger.

The exacts causes of the accident are being investigated.