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25 February, 2020
 
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Woman in north killed in highway accident

Woman killed in highway accident in the north after male driver crosses over median

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A woman was killed in a highway accident in the north on Tuesday after her car was struck by a vehicle that crossed over the median and got into the opposite lanes.

According to Turkish Cypriot media, 41-year-old Esra Korcan was driving westbound on the Famagusta-Nicosia highway on Tuesday morning, when an eastbound car driven by a 59-year-old man crossed into the opposite lanes.

The male driver crossed over the median strip and into the westbound lanes where he collided with the woman’s vehicle

The incident took place around 7:45am when the male driver reportedly lost control of the steering wheel and veered off course, crossing over the median strip and into the westbound lanes where he collided with the woman’s vehicle.

Korcan died at the scene as a result of the crash, while the male driver was rushed to the Emergency Room at a Famagusta public hospital for medical tests.

Police were said to be investigating the causes surrounding the incident while local media reported the accident was caused by the man’s losing control of his vehicle.

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