A 12-year-old child was injured on Friday evening after being struck by a car while trying to cross Anavargou avenue in Paphos.

The child was taken to the emergency department of the Paphos general hospital where they received treatment for a fractured jaw before having an operation. He has been kept at the hospital for further treatment and monitoring.

According to the police statement, the incident took place at 6 pm, with the circumstances of the incident still being investigated.