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Woman dies in Nicosia collision

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A 26-year-old woman died in a car accident in Nicosia on Tuesday when she crashed with a vehicle driving in the opposite direction.

According to police, Kyriaki Evangelou was driving on Idaliou street at around 12:40pm from Potamia towards Dali. Under conditions that are being investigated, Evangelou crashed with a car that a 48-year-old Nicosia resident was driving in the opposite lane.

Initial investigations indicate she was not wearing a seat belt.

The 26-year-old, from Potamia, was taken by ambulance to Nicosia general hospital where she was pronounced dead. The 48-year-old man was taking to a private hospital where he received first aid and stayed overnight for preventative reasons.

His alcotest and narcotest came back zero.

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