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Teen biker killed in Larnaca collision

A 18-year-old was killed instantly on Saturday night when his motorbike collided with a Land Rover in Larnaca at a traffic lights at the intersection of Spyros Kyprianou Avenue, Machairiotou Street and Papanikoli.

The fire services, who were called to the scene around 8.20pm said on Sunday two fire trucks responded to the call. They said in an announcement that the motorcyclist had died on impact.

Both the teen, and the 54-year-old driver who had been travelling with a 49-year-old female passenger, were taken to Larnaca General Hospital. The 18-year-old’s death was confirmed by doctors, and the other driver, after being treated and released, was arrested, police said on Sunday. He was released later in the day. Neither driver had been drinking.

Police are investigating the exact cause of the accident.

The fatality was third in Larnaca in 24 hours. Two other people died in separate road accidents on Friday.

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