The child was on Thursday named as Damianos Pachis from Anayia.
Speaking to state radio on Thursday, the deputy head of Police Headquarters’ Traffic Department, Harris Evripides noted that even hardened policemen found it hard to deal with the death of a young person.
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Revealing more information about the accident, which saw Pachis hit by a car while riding his bicycle along the Episkopeio to Arediou road at 6.30pm on Wednesday, Evripides said the collision had been violent.
“The little boy was thrown off his bicycle and hit the windscreen,” the officer said, adding that there were indications the car had been attempting to overtake the...