Greece: one migrant dies during a police chase

One dead and 10 left injured after their vehicle, suspected for smuggling migrants,  was overturned during a police chase at Kozani, Northern Greece, on 29 January.

Greek media agencies reported that the driver lost control of the vehicle in an effort to elude police that had chased them after speeding through the  Polymylos toll checkpoint 

There is no information about the identity of the migrants on board, though, the injured, including the driver, have been taken to hospitals in Kozani and Grevena fortreatment.


TMP _ 3/2/2021

Credit: Jose HERNANDEZ
Caption: Athens Greece August 27, 2019 View of a Greek police car driving through the streets of Athens in the morning