At around 11pm on Friday, on the Gemikonağı – Güzelyurt main road, vehicle driver Muhammet Ünsal Yılmaz 21, veered across to the oncoming lane when he struck the motorcyclist who was approaching from the opposite direction.
Yılmaz was given a blood test after the accident, which revealed an alcohol content of 175gr/100ml.
The motorcyclist who was making food delivery on Friday night, was named as 21-year-old Umair Ahmad from Pakistan. He was a resident of Lefke.
Update: Kibris Postasi reports that the driver appeared in court and was remanded in custody for three days. A postmortem will be performed on the body of the motorcyclist.