A man and woman were crushed to death after a truck loaded with gravel overturned onto their car.
Kaleil Bowan, 55 and Emine Bowan, 56, were driving past a petrol station when the heavily-laden lorry, coming from the opposite direction overturned, onto their vehicle, killing both occupants.
The accident happened around 17.15 on Saturday on the Ercan-Iskele highway. The driver of the lorry Ramadan Tomuk, 57, was taken to Famagusta Hospital and placed under arrest.
Police closed the road while investigating the incident.