A 24-YEAR-OLD man was killed on Thursday after his motorcycle slammed into an oncoming car at a traffic lights intersection in the Ypsonas area of Limassol.
The accident occurred shortly before noon. The victim is Stefanos Sharpe, a resident of Limassol.
According to the police, Sharpe’s motorcycle collided with a car as the latter was making a right turn on the traffic lights.
The collision hurled Sharpe onto the tarmac. Police said the man, despite wearing a helmet, was killed on impact.
The 63-year-old female driver of the car suffered shock and was taken to Limassol general hospital for treatment.
Limassol police said they were investigating the precise circumstances of the accident, as it was not yet entirely clear whether the car driver was at fault.