Police are investigating a fatal accident on Thursday, where a local driver died in hospital hours after slamming into a parked vehicle in Larnaca.
According to police, 54-year-old Larnaca resident Costas Tahatos was driving his vehicle on Andreas Stylianou Street in Livadia, Larnaca district, on Thursday around noon.
Following the impact, the parked vehicle moved forward injuring a female who was attempting to get inside another parked vehicle
At one point, around 12:30pm, the driver lost control of the steering wheel and crashed into a parked vehicle under circumstances still pending investigation. The parked car was said to be driven by a 37-year-old female but it was not clear whether she was inside during the incident.
Following the impact, the parked vehicle moved forward injuring a female who was attempting to get inside another parked vehicle.
Fire fighters who rushed to the scene managed to pull Tahatos out of his vehicle. He was taken to the Emergency Room at Larnaca General Hospital where doctors said he had suffered multiple fractures and bleeding. He succumbed to his injuries hours later around 6pm.
The woman was also rushed to the ER where she received medical treatment and was released from hospital on the same day.