The accident took place near the Rizoelia roundabout on Friday night.
Heavy traffic is suspected to be the cause behind the accident. Rhizobia roundabout fell on the Larnaca-Ayia Napa highway in Cyprus.
On Friday night, a tragic accident cost the lives of two people. A police officer also lost his life while trying to save the life of another victim.
According to sources of the police department.
The name of one victim who died was Petrosan eleuthero, aged about 50 years.
In fact, he was a police officer from Voroklini police station. The other victim is not yet identified.
Due to non-identification of the dead body of the second person, his name could not be ascertained.
According to reliable sources, the accident occurred at 7.40 on Friday night. Police also believed that the accident took place at night time.
Police received information that a person was walking on the ayianapa-rizoelia highway.
After receiving the report, the members of the motorcyclist association went to the spot from the Voroklini police station.
At the spot they saw a person moving on the highway. Police officer Petros Eleftheriou parked his patrol car on the side.
After, that he rushed to remove that specific person from the highway. All of a sudden, a fast-moving truck hit both of them. Older men was driving the truck. Both the injured persons were brought to Larnaca General Hospital, but they were declared dead by the team of doctors.
The police department said the speed of hitting vehicles was the reason. Due to fast speed truck driver could not control his truck.
The police department paid deep condolences to the family of the police officer killed in accident . The police department praised him as a dedicated officer who lost his life while trying to protect another person’s life.