NICOSIA - A 32-year-old man was killed in an auto accident on the Nicosia to Troodos road early on Friday. A 38-year-old female passenger was also seriously injured and is recovering in hospital.
Police said the driver attempted to negotiate a sharp bend at around 3.20am but lost control of the vehicle. The car careened off the road and overturned. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene while his front seat passenger was rushed to hospital.
Speed may have been a contributing factor to the crash. Police confirmed that neither of the victims had been wearing seatbelt.