A car crash at midday closed off the Kofinou-Larnaca highway, near Alethriko exit, with police trying to move the vehicles and restore traffic flow.

Police said the crash happened at around 11am, when a car driving from Kofinou to Larnaca swerved off the highway and hit a car stopped on the hard shoulder.

“Traffic is being diverted to the old road to Larnaca,” police said.

The highway reopened for traffic at around 2.30pm.