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Overturned truck closes section of Nicosia-Limassol highway

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Police have temporarily closed the Nicosia-Limassol highway in the direction of Limassol after a truck overturned blocking the passage of vehicles.

The closure has been in place since 2.15pm on Wednesday

A police announcement issued after the accident urged motorists to exit the motorway at the Kornos exit and follow the road until Kofinou, to then return on the motorway.

The announcement also called on drivers to keep a low speed and a safe distance from other cars, following the instructions of police officers dispatched on the road.

The truck driver sustained only minor injuries. A small fire broke out after the accident, but it has since been brought under control.

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