An elderly man died behind the wheel on Tuesday after suffering an apparent cardiac event on the main Pelendri road in Limassol district.
According to media reports, a 74-year-old local man was driving in the afternoon on the main road in Pelendri, when his car went over a traffic island and came to a complete stop after hitting a pole.
Residents in the area rushed to the man’s aid who appeared to be unconscious. He is believed to have suffered a heart attack just prior to the accident, based on the preliminary results of an on-site police investigation.
An autopsy is expected to shed light on the exact cause of death.