NICOSIA - A 12-year-old cyclist died in hospital Monday night after he was injured in a collision with a car.
Alexandros Taliadoros, from Ayia Varvara, was returning with a friend from a trip to the swimming pool at Mathiatis when the accident happened outside Ayia Varvara on a blind bend at around 5.30pm. It is believed that the boy was on the wrong side of the road.
He was taken to Nicosia General Hospital with multiple fractures and head injuries and he died at around 9pm.
His friend was not hurt.