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77-year-old woman the victim of fatal accident in Avgorou

A serious traffic accident, which occurred at around 16.00 on Friday afternoon on the Frenarous-Augoros road, involving two vehicles and five persons, resulted in the death of 77-year-old Maroula Mantzalou.

Specifically, a saloon vehicle, driven by a 28-year-old woman from Avgorou, with her 26-year-old sister as her co-driver, at some point on the road collided violently with a truck, which was entering the road, with the intention of heading right towards Avgorou. The driver of the truck was a 71-year-old woman also from Avgorou, with passengers two women aged 77 and 78, also from Avgorou.

The collision caused both vehicles to end up in a field off the road, and the intervention of the Fire Service was required to extricate those involved.

Unfortunately, at the Famagusta General Hospital in Paralimni the death of Maroula Mantzalou, 77 years old, was confirmed, while the 78-year-old and the 71-year-old both have rib fractures and will remain hospitalized. Their condition, although serious, is stable.

The 26-year-old and the 28-year-old are awaiting the results of their examinations with their condition being described as good.

The causes of the accident are being investigated by the Famagusta Traffic Police.

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