Deadly Accident in Central Athens

    ambulanceA serious accident occurred Wednesday morning, on Petrou Ralli avenue, in Athens Greece. The accident caused the death of two people, a 30 year-old woman, and a police officer. Greek authorities reported that three more people were injured.

    The collision happened when the driver of a Smart lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a taxi without reducing the speed. On the contrary, he sped up in an effort to avoid the accident. At that moment, the driver hit the 30 year-old woman who was standing near a kiosk and the police officer who was passing by. Afterwards the car rammed into a bus stop causing a pile up.

    Police, ambulances and fire brigade services rushed to the scene, blocked off traffic and transferred the injured to the hospital.

    When the driver got out of his ruined car, an angry mob who had witnessed the accident, tried to attack him.