A 52-year-old woman was seriously injured on Tuesday after a car slammed into the rear of her vehicle on the Nicosia to Limassol highway near Chirokitia.
The 63-year-old driver of the second vehicle was also taken to hospital after complaining of chest pains. The incident happened at 1.15pm, forcing the closure of the highway.
The woman, who had been wearing her seatbelt, was rushed to hospital where she underwent emergency surgery.
Her condition is said to be serious.