A 77-year-old woman died after being run over in the village of Kokkinotrimithia on Friday morning.

According to the police, the woman was walking on the road when she was hit by a car being driven by a 23-year-old man.

The man reportedly then immediately left the scene, while the woman was taken by ambulance to the Nicosia general hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The man then reportedly turned himself in to the Kokkinotrimithia police station at around 8am.

The exact cause of the woman’s death will be determined at an autopsy.

Police have made an appeal for witnesses, with anyone who knows anything about the incident is urged to contact the police.