Cyprus Mail

Russian man killed in quad-bike accident, passenger injured

A Russian man, 29, was killed in Ayia Napa on Saturday when the quad bike he was driving in Cape Greco went into a ravine, police said.

His passenger aged 28, was injured and hospitalised but out of danger.

The accident happened on Saturday afternoon when they were driving in a rocky area and the driver lost control of the quad bike and ended up in an eight-metre ravine.

Both men were rescued by the fire department and taken by ambulance to Famagusta hospital where the 29-year-old was pronounced dead. The other man was kept in for treatment.

The quad bike being pulled up from the ravine (CNA)

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