‘Intoxicated’ Brit, 25, ‘killed mum in a rented beach buggy’ in Ayia Napa
AN intoxicated Brit has allegedly run down and killed a Swedish mum in a rented beach buggy in a hit-and-run in Ayia Napa, Cyprus.
The 25-year-old Brit tourist was arrested following a hit and run in the popular tourist spot of Aiya Napa on Wednesday.
The victim has been named as Camilla Christina Pamdahl from Sweden.
The Brit is suspected of being the driver of a rental buggy that his the woman who was on a pedestrian crossing on Ayia Napa’s Nissi Avenue.
A police spokesperson said the horror accident took place around 6pm local time.
They said the driver failed to stop at a pedestrian crossing, running the victim over.
“A young man driving the rental buggy overtook a stopped car, and hit the woman,” they said.
The cowardly driver abandoned the vehicle and his passenger on foot.
The woman was taken to Famagusta general hospital where she declared dead on arrival.
The Brit’s photo was released to local media and an arrest warrant was issued.
He was tracked down four later and was alcohol-tested and found to be four times over the legal limit and tested positive for cannabis, police said.
He is expected to appear in court later on Thursday to be remanded in custody.