A delivery man was killed in Limassol on Thursday night following an accident where a turning vehicle reportedly blocked his path.
According to media sources, 24-year-old Christos Artemiou was riding his fast food delivery motorbike southbound on Ayias Fylakseos street around 9:20pm, when a car driven by a 61-year-old male attempted an illegal right turn onto Kritis street.
The charges against the driver were not immediately clear, but police told Knews he was detained in order to facilitate the course of the investigation
The motobike’s path was blocked resulting in a violent collision, with Artemiou being ejected from his seat and landing hard on the asphalt.
He was then rushed to the Emergency Room at Limassol General Hospital, where doctors on duty attended to his wounds but Artemiou later succumbed to his injuries.
A helmet was found at the scene of the accident but investigators could not immediately ascertain whether Artemiou was wearing his protective gear properly or at all.
The car driver, who was later arrested under a court warrant, was administered a Breathalyzer test which reportedly showed zero alcohol in his breath.
The charges against him were not immediately clear, but police told Knews the man was detained in order to facilitate the course of the investigation.