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07 July, 2020
 
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One dead after quad bike falls off cliff

Russian man dies after quad bike plunge in Ayia Napa’s Cape Greco, passenger injured

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A man was killed and another injured in an accident in Ayia Napa, after their quad bike fell off a cliff in Cape Greco.

According to local media, 29-year-old Russian national Andrey Sergeyevich was killed on Saturday afternoon after the quad bike he was driving fell eight metres off a cliff in Cape Greco.

Sergeyevich was rushed to the Emergency Room at Famagusta General Hospital where doctors on duty pronounced him dead on arrival. His passenger, described as a 28-year-old male, was injured in the incident which took place in the afternoon around 2:30pm.

Reports said Sergeyevich, under circumstances pending investigation, lost control of the handlebar causing the quad bike to veer off course.

The 28-year-old was said to be out of danger but remained in hospital for further treatment. It was not clear whether he fell off the quad bike prior to the deadly plunge.

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