Three young people were transported by ambulance to the Accident Department at the General Hospital of Paphos after a car accident that happened yesterday in the area of Kissonerga
According to the Assistant Police Director of Paphos, Michalis Ioannou, on 12.1.22 at 18:30, a 21-year-old man was driving his car on Christos Kelli Avenue in Kissonerga in an easterly direction with two 17-year-olds on board, at some point under the circumstances under investigation, lost control of his car and entered the opposite flow of traffic, resulting in a collision with the opposite passing car driven by a 47-year-old man, co-driver his 16-year-old son as well as other cars following the 21-year-old's vehicle.
The three co-drivers of the vehicles, a 16-year-old and two 17-year-olds, were injured in the accident and were transported by ambulance to Paphos General Hospital.
The 16-year-old suffered a pelvic fracture and was kept for further treatment in the Intensive Care Unit of the General Hospital of Paphos, while his health condition is characterized as serious but out of danger. The two 17-year-olds were detained only for precautionary reasons at Paphos Hospital.
Drivers were tested for alcohol with a negative result. The traffic accident is being investigated by the Pegeia Police Station.
Complaints: Meanwhile, in the last 24 hours, 51 complaints were made in the city and on the secondary road network of Paphos as part of an effort by the Paphos Police Directorate, to reduce road traffic collisions and property crimes, according to Paphos Assistant Police Director Michalis Ioannou.
Mr. Ioannou stated that out of the 51 complaints, one concerns driving a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, 15 complaints for driving over the speed limit, one complaint for parking vehicles in a disabled area and 34 other complaints for minor road offenses. In terms of road collisions there were a total of three, of which one road collision caused serious damage and the second resulted in minor injuries, while the third resulted in serious injuries to a vehicle.
The campaigns of the Paphos Police Directorate will continue in the coming days.