Two Britons dead, one seriously injured in Cretan road accident

TAGS: Death, Transport

Two British nationals died and one was seriously injured in northern Crete early Monday morning when the rented jeep they were in crashed into a parked motorcycle and ended up in a nearby field.

The accident occurred shortly after 6 a.m. at the seaside road of Malia, in the direction of the village of Stalida.

Speaking to state-run news agency ANA-MPA, the head of EKAV’s ambulance service in Crete, Giannis Zafiriou, said a male and a female passenger died instantly while a third woman was transferred to PAGNI hospital’s intensive care unit.

A fourth passenger was not injured and was taken to the Hersonissos' police station to provide an account of the incident.