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Seventy-one-year old hit by car while crossing road in Paphos

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Police on Friday reported that a 71-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car while walking in Geroskipou.

According to the police, the accident happened on Thursday morning around 10am. The 71-year-old woman  suffered a pelvic fracture and a small head fracture, and is being treated at Paphos general hospital.

Paphos CID chief Michalis Nicolaou said the accident happened when a 32-year-old driver struck the woman on Griva Digeni Street, under circumstances being investigated.

The 71-year-old visitor from Greece appears to have been crossing the road at the time. She was taken by ambulance to hospital, where she was kept for treatment.

Her condition, according to the treating doctors, is out of danger.

Police administered a breathalyzer test to the driver, with a zero reading.

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