He entered the opposite direction and collided with a truck - 57-year-old man in the hospital

He entered the opposite stream and collided with a truck - 57-year-old man in the hospital

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A 57-year-old man was injured in a road collision, which happened yesterday Monday in Paphos.

According to the press representative of ADE Paphos and Head of TAE Paphos Michalis Nikolaou, on October 16 at around 11:00 a.m., a 57-year-old man while driving the vehicle on the main road of Tsadas in the direction of Stroubi, at some point of the road under conditions that are being investigated, entered oncoming traffic, and collided with a truck driven by a 66-year-old man.

Mr. Nikolaou told KYPE that due to the seriousness of the collision, the intervention of the Fire Service was necessary to extricate the 57-year-old from his vehicle, who was then taken by ambulance to the Department of Accidents and Emergencies of GN Paphos.

According to the doctor on duty, he has a fractured cheekbone and was detained for further treatment at the Paphos Hospital.

As for the driver of the other vehicle, he received first aid and was released. The causes of the traffic accident are being investigated by the Paphos Traffic Police.