Drunk at the wheel, he carried away two minor girls while at the same time injuring their mother who was waiting for them in the vehicle since they were on the sidewalk outside their house.
According to the Police, it was around 5.45 yesterday afternoon, when a 74-year-old man, while driving his car on Famaghostou Street in Kolossi, under circumstances that are being investigated, collided with a parked car, which moved backwards and stopped.
In the parked car, a 44-year-old woman was in the driver's seat, while outside the vehicle, specifically on the sidewalk, were an 11-year-old and a 13-year-old.
All those involved were taken by ambulance to Limassol General Hospital, where it was found that the 11-year-old suffered a ruptured spleen, the 13-year-old suffered a left dislocation, while the 44-year-old suffered bruises to the head and face.
The 11-year-old was taken to Makarios Hospital in Nicosia, where she was kept in the Intensive Care Unit. Her state of health is assessed by the attending physicians as stable, out of danger. The 13-year-old was detained for further treatment at the Limassol General Hospital, while her state of health is judged to be out of danger. After receiving first aid, the 44-year-old was fired.
The 74-year-old, who was uninjured, was tested for alcohol with a final reading of 68µg% instead of 22µg% and was arrested on a voluntary offense and taken into custody.
The Diocese Police Station continues the examinations.