Two young motorcyclists died in different road accidents in Nicosia over the past 24 hours while their pillion drivers are in serious condition in hospital, police said on Tuesday.
A 19-year-old soldier serving at Lakatamia Air Base was the first victim and a Syrian man, aged 30, the second.
The first accident took place around 11 p.m. on Sunday on Iosif Hadjiosif Avenue in Strovolos.
The motorcycle driven by Nicolas Constantinou who died instantly deviated from its course and first hit a pavement and then an electricity post.
The second accident took place on Monday on Dighenis Akritas avenue in central Nicosia when the motorcycle driven by the 30-year-old foreigner crashed with a car driven by a young woman.