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Paphos court remands suspect in Sunday’s hit-and-run fatal accident

Paphos court on Tuesday remanded in custody for six days a 44-year-old man in connection with a hit-and-run on Sunday evening during which a 60-year-old pedestrian woman died.

Androulla Papachristoforou was trying to cross Priamou street in Paphos at around 9.15pm when – under conditions that are being investigated – she was hit by a car whose driver fled the scene.

Police on Monday afternoon said they had arrested the suspect and that in addition to CCTV footage they also have a witness who pointed the finger at him.

He is being investigated for manslaughter, causing death by negligence and abandoning the scene of the accident.

Police had called for help from the public to help locate the driver.

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