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02 August, 2021
 
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Young man killed in Nisou car crash

Police urge public to come forward with any information on two-car collision south of the capital

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A young man in the front passenger seat was killed in a car accident south of Nicosia on Friday, with police seeking the public’s help as they investigate a two-vehicle collision.

According to police, a 21-year-old female was driving her vehicle northbound on Dimokratias Avenue in Nisou, Nicosia district, on Friday late afternoon with 22-year-old Raphael Gregoriou from Latchia in the front passenger seat.

Around 6:30pm, under circumstances still pending investigation, the vehicle collided with another car driven by a 37-year-old female.

Fire fighters at the scene managed to pull Gregoriou from the wreckage, with all three rushed to the Emergency Room at Nicosia General Hospital, where doctors pronounced the young man dead on arrival. The two drivers were treated for minor injuries and then released.

A police report did not provide specific details about the accident but urged members of the public to come forward if they have information about the incident, which was understood to have talon place in the vicinity just south of a local bypass route.

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