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Motorcyclist killed in road collision

A 27-YEAR-OLD man from Latsia was killed in the early hours on Saturday when the motorbike he was driving collided with a car being driven by a 20-year-old man in Nicosia, police said.

According to reports the accident happened at 3.15am on Kalliopis Street in Strovolos when the car being driven by the 20-year-old collided with the motorbike being driven by 27-year-old Sebastian Petros Karapateas.

Karapateas, who was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident, was taken to Nicosia general hospital but pronounced dead.

The driver was given a breathalyser test, which showed a zero reading, police said. He was taken to Nicosia traffic police headquarters where he was questioned.

 

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