A 22-year-old man injured in a road accident on Monday night in Protaras, Famagusta, is in serious condition at the Famagusta General hospital, a police report said.
According to the report, around 9.50pm Monday, the man was driving his car in the Protaras-Cavo Greco avenue, when he crashed head-on with a car driven by a 36-year-old woman heading in the opposite direction.
The two cars were completely destroyed in the collision, while the 22-year-old was trapped in the wreckage.
The Fire Service was called to the scene and firemen were able to free the 22-year-old.
Both drivers were then rushed to the Famagusta general’s emergency room.
On-call doctors found multiple injuries on both drivers’ bodies and admitted them for treatment, with the young man’s condition deemed “serious”.
The Paralimni police station continues to investigate the circumstances under which the two cars collided.