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Man of 72 caught driving 216km/h

A 72-year-old man has been arrested by police after he was clocked doing a staggering 216km/h on the motorway close to Larnaca Airport on Sunday afternoon.

Traffic police pulled over the motorist after the radar recorded his car tearing down the Kalo Chorio-Larnaca Airport motorway at a speed of 216km/h. A 72-year-old man from Nicosia was placed under arrested and taken to Kiti Police Station where he was formally charged.

The driver, who had been drinking, is set to appear before a Larnaca magistrate at a later date.

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