A 13-YEAR-old boy was killed on Monday after colliding with an oncoming car while riding his bicycle home to Ayia Varvara village in the Nicosia district.
At around 5.30pm, Alexandros Taliadoros was riding with a friend on bicycles from Mathiatis village to their homes in Ayia Varvara.
At a bend in the road, in circumstances still under investigation the 13-year-old collided with an oncoming car driven by a 27-year-old.
The 13-year-old was rushed to Nicosia general hospital for surgery after sustaining multiple injuries including to the head.
By around 9pm, doctors lost the battle to save his life.
His friend who was riding next to him was not harmed.
Nicosia traffic police head Harris Evripidou said investigations were ongoing.