Woman killed in horrific road accident near Thessaloniki

A 42-year-old woman was killed early on Tuesday in a horrific accident on Thessaloniki’s ring road.

According to sources, the woman tried to cross the road at around 5.30 a.m. near Eptapyrgio where a car had been waiting to take her to work.

She was hit by a passing vehicle in a collision so intense that parts of her body were scattered across the scene.

Police cordoned off the road for three hours for her remains to be gathered.

The 59-year-old driver of the car that hit her was detained for questioning and then released.