Two people, said to be a man and a woman, were killed on Sunday on the Nicosia-Limassol highway just outside the capital reports said.
According to Politis, the accident occurred around 2pm near the GSP stadium.
It appears the driver of the car lost control of the vehicle and hit the barrier on the highway. Both occupants were trapped in the wreck and had to be cut loose by fire service personnel, the reports said. Neither had survived the impact and were dead at the scene.
Police announced earlier on Sunday that due to a traffic accident they had closed part of the highway.
They have yet to ofofficiallynnounce the details of the fatal accident.