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British tourist ‘runs down and kills Swedish mother as he overtook a car while drunk’ in Ayia Napa

British tourist, 25, ‘runs down and kills Swedish mother with a seashore buggy on a pedestrian crossing as he overtook a car while drunk’ in Ayia Napa

  • The British tourist allegedly hit Camilla Christina Pamdahl, 46, while she was strolling throughout a pedestrian crossing in Ayia Napa, Cyprus
  • The Briton, who fled the scene on foot after the incident, was arrested by police
  • Pamdahl had been on vacation together with her five-year-old daughter in Cyprus 

A British tourist has been arrested in Cyprus after he allegedly ran down and killed a Swedish mother while driving a seashore buggy in the resort city of Ayia Napa final evening.

The 25-year-old man allegedly hit Camilla Christina Pamdahl, 46, on a pedestrian crossing as he overtook a car while drunk and beneath the affect of hashish in the Mediterranean resort city on Wednesday evening, police stated on Thursday.

The Briton fled the scene on foot after the incident while Pamdahl, who was on vacation in Cyprus together with her five-year-old daughter, was rushed Famagusta common hospital the place she was declared lifeless on arrival.

The mother, who’s from the Västra Götaland County in western Sweden, had left her daughter at their resort beneath the supervision of an worker on the resort’s playground in order that she might go to the native store to purchase some groceries, experiences the Cyprus Times. But she by no means returned.

A British tourist has been arrested in Cyprus after he allegedly ran down and killed a Swedish mother whilst driving a beach buggy in the resort town of Ayia Napa last night. Pictured: The scene

A British tourist has been arrested in Cyprus after he allegedly ran down and killed a Swedish mother while driving a seashore buggy in the resort city of Ayia Napa final evening. Pictured: The scene

Images from the scene present the twisted stays of the buggy stood horizontally throughout the highway subsequent to the pedestrian crossing and one other car. 

The man was driving a rental buggy and overtook a stopped car on Wednesday evening when he fatally hit Pamdahl, who had been strolling throughout a pedestrian crossing on Ayia Napa’s Nissi Avenue, police advised the Cyprus Mail

‘A younger man driving the rental buggy overtook a stopped car, and hit the lady,’ a police spokesperson stated, including that the accident occurred at about 6pm native time.

The British tourist shortly deserted his car and left a passenger inside however he was tracked down by police inside hours and arrested at 11.30pm native time. 

The 25-year-old man allegedly hit Camilla Christina Pamdahl, 46, on a pedestrian crossing as he overtook a car whilst drunk and under the influence of cannabis in the Mediterranean resort town on Wednesday night, police said on Thursday

The 25-year-old man allegedly hit Camilla Christina Pamdahl, 46, on a pedestrian crossing as he overtook a car while drunk and beneath the affect of hashish in the Mediterranean resort city on Wednesday evening, police stated on Thursday

Officers carried out an alcohol check on the person and he was discovered to must be 4 instances over the authorized restrict. He additionally examined optimistic for hashish, police stated.

Pamdahl was killed while getting groceries for herself and her five-year-old daughter. Police have since contacted the kid’s father, who’s overseas, to journey to Cyprus to select up the kid. 

The woman is presently with officers of the Welfare Office and a little one psychologist. 

Police sources advised KNews that the British tourist, his passenger nor the driving force of the opposite car had been injured in the incident.  

The man is about to look in court docket on Thursday. 

The Swedish Foreign ministry has confirmed Pamdahl’s demise and has been contacted for additional remark.  

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