An 11 year old girl who was on the back of a motorbike is in serious condition in hospital after a collision which occurred at around 6 pm in the Ayios Spyridonas areas of Limassol.
Police said that a car attempted to make a right turn and under conditions which are being investigated collided with the motorbike which was trying to overtake it.
The girl was seriously injured while the 25 year old biker sustained lighter injuries.
Both were taken by ambulance to Limassol Hospital. Because of the critical nature of her injuries, the child was transferred to Makarios Hospital for Children in Nicosia with serious head injuries.
The driver of the car tested negative for alcohol.
Limassol traffic police are investigating but the Cyprus News Agency said neither the driver nor the passenger on the motorbike were wearing a helmet.