A 60-year-old driver of a fuel tanker truck died on Thursday after his vehicle overturned on the Akaki-Kokkinotrimithia road.
A passenger on board the vehicle was, meanwhile, said to be in critical condition and was being treated at Nicosia general hospital.
For reasons still unclear, the driver lost control of the vehicle, as a result of which it overturned.
The two men had to be extracted from the truck’s mangled cab. The 60-year-old died while being rushed to hospital.