Two cars collided, one driven by Nagehan Şentürk (53) and the other driven by Mehmet Behai Pınardan (22), whose breathalyzer test registered 143ml. of alcohol.
A police statement said that Mrs Şentürk turned right onto Özker Özgür Caddesi without due care from the Jumbo Shopping Centre. While she was turning, Mehmet Behai Pınardan’s vehicle hit Şentürk’s vehicle.
Ali Gökhan Demirbilek (42) who was a passenger in Mr Şentürk’s car, died at the scene of the accident.
Nagehan Şentürk and her other passengers which included two children, Öykü Su Şentürk (7), Murat Ateş Şentürk (2) and Müzeyyen Demirbilek (44), were injured and are still being treated at the Dr Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital, Nicosia.
Mehmet Behai Pınardan (22) who was driving under the influence of alcohol has been arrested.