News Local Updated: Two pedestrians hit by car in Avdilero, driver arrested

Updated: Two pedestrians hit by car in Avdilero, driver arrested

Police are investigating a case of reckless driving and have arrested a 29 year old man who hit two pedestrians with his car at Avdilero early on Saturday morning.

The driver and one of the pedestrians, a 46 year old man, were taken to hospital for first aid treatment and later discharged.

The second pedestrian did not wish to be taken to hospital.

The incident occurred at 1.20 am in Avdilleros Square where a fiesta was taking place.

The driver reportedly first hit the 46 year old with his car, then a second man aged 49 who was standing next to his parked car before colliding with the parked car.

The driver and the first pedestrian were taken by ambulance to hospital. Their condition was described as out of danger and both were treated and discharged a few hours later.

The driver was arrested on Saturday morning as police investigate a case of reckless driving and causing damage.

Top Stories

128 new cases, three deaths announced on Wednesday

The Health Ministry announced the death of three persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 193,...

Where to get antigen rapid tests during period 28-31 January

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites during the period 28-31 January 2021: LIMASSOL Church of Agios Ioannis Eleimon, Limassol 08:30-18:30 Cultural Center Mesa...

Israel, Denmark to vaccinate all athletes for Tokyo Olympic Games

Several countries, including Israel and Denmark, said on Wednesday they would vaccinate their athletes and staff against COVID-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, amid...

UK AstraZeneca vaccine plant partially evacuated over suspect package

A factory in Wales that produces AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine was partially evacuated on Wednesday after it received a suspicious package and police said a...

43-year-old arrested for speeding

Members of the Police arrested this morning a 43-year-old man who was seen speeding at the Nicosia-Larnaca road near Koshi village. The man was stopped...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...