Paphos traffic police on Wednesday were investigating the conditions of a collision that resulted in the serious hospitalisation of a motorcyclist.

The man, 50, is treated in serious but stable condition at the district’s general hospital with a leg and head injury.

According to police, the accident took place at 8.15pm on Tuesday in Chlorakas when, under conditions that are being investigated, the motorcycle of the 50-year-old man crashed into a car driven by a 61-year-old man.

Police arrived at the scene, and the man was transferred to the hospital via ambulance.

The country saw 34 road fatalities this year, of whom 14 were motorcyclists while seven of them were not wearing a helmet.