A 33-year-old Larnaca man was hospitalized on Friday evening after colliding into and killing a loose cow with his motorcycle on the Ayia Anna to Kalo Horio road, police said.
The incident happened at around 11.50pm. Police said the cow was in the left lane, the same one used by the motorcyclist.
Following the collision, which killed the animal, the 33-year-old lost control of the motorcycle and fell on the tarmac.
He was rushed to Larnaca general hospital where doctors diagnosed a broken shoulder blade, knee and toe injuries, and road rash.
The man, who was wearing a crash helmet, was breathalysed but no alcohol was detected.
The owner of the cow, who was at the scene when the crash happened, told police that the animal had escaped its enclosure in the Kalo Horio farming area and he was out looking for it.