One child killed, one injured by truck in Piraeus


A 6-year-old girl was killed Thursday after being run over by a truck in the western suburb of Nikaia. The accident occurred at 1.45 p.m. at the junction of Grigoriou Lambraki and Koutaisi streets in Nikaia.

Another girl aged 7 was reportedly injured in the accident and taken to Nikaia State General Hospital.

According to information gathered by the traffic police from eyewitnesses, the accident occurred as the children were crossing the street, accompanied by a woman. However, the traffic light had reportedly already turned green and the truck ran into them.