Two people aged 29 and 20 were caught on the Nicosia–Larnaca highway driving at excessive speed, the first at 210 km/h and the second at 194 km/h, police said on Sunday.

The first incident occurred around 11pm on Saturday night when the 20-year-old was clocked driving at 194 km/h. He was stopped by officers, arrested, charged at the Aradippou police station and released.

Police clocked the second car on the same road around 12:20am Sunday moving at more than twice the limit.

“The driver was signalled to stop for a check, however he continued on his way,” police said.

He was intercepted at the Oroklini exit on the Larnaca-Ayia Napa highway. A subsequent check revealed that the driver was a 29-year-old resident of a village in the Nicosia district.

He was arrested and taken to the Aradippou police station, where he was charged and released.

The two drivers are expected to appear in court on Monday.