A 56-year-old man was seriously injured at 5.30 on Friday morning after falling from the second floor of a home in Paphos.

According to Paphos police spokesman Michalis Nicolaou, the man fell from a window located on the second floor of a three-storey building, resulting in his critical injury.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are being investigated and the scene was cordoned off.

The 56-year-old was transported to the A&E department of the Paphos general hospital, where he is currently hospitalised.

According to the police, he was under the influence of alcohol.