A truck driver was electrocuted to death on Thursday while he was outside his vehicle for a quick repair at a gas station in Larnaca.
According to media reports, a 54-year-old Greek Cypriot man was at a petrol station in Alethriko, Larnaca district, on Thursday around 11:20am when he was electrocuted under circumstances not yet fully clear.
The man was rushed to the Emergency Room at Larnaca General Hospital where doctors on duty pronounced him dead on arrival.
Initial reports said the man was trying to do some quick repair work, when he came into contact with exposed electrical wiring. Later reports said he was standing by his concrete mixer truck when a pump on his vehicle came into contact with a power line.
An 18-year-old worker from Bulgaria was also injured in the accident.