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Paphos pensioner critical after falling off ladder

A pensioner from Pomos village is fighting for life after falling off a ladder whilst cutting grapes in his vineyard.

Police say Spyros Charalambous, 72, was on a ladder cutting grapes from his vineyard in the village of Pomos when he reportedly lost his balance and fell to the ground – hitting his head.

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He was taken by relatives to the local hospital in Polis-Chrysochous and then rushed by ambulance to Paphos General Hospital.

Due to the seriousness of his injuries, he was again transferred – this time to Nicosia General Hospital where he under observation in intensive care.

Doctors have described his condition as critical.

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