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Man hospitalised after falling from moving vehicle on highway (Update)

Σοβαρα τραυματίας στην άκρη του δρόμου στην Πάφο

Police confirmed that a young a British man is hospitalised in critical condition after having fallen out of a moving vehicle along the Paphos-Limassol highway on Tuesday afternoon.

Police confirmed that he sustained serious head injuries after having fallen from a minibus. It is understood that the man was drunk and had opened the window of the vehicle and had his body outside, bouncing up and down.

The police later explained that a flight arrived at Paphos airport from London with West Ham fans, who came to Cyprus early ahead of Thursday’s match against AEK.

A group of six men, aged 30-41, rented a minibus to travel to Larnaca.

After the fall, the group contacted the police who arrived at the scene and soon subjected the driver to a narcotest – which returned positive.

The victim was found to be in possession of a small amount of unspecified drugs.

The incident occurred near the Petra tou Romiou site.

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