Seven injured in Egnatia Highway crash discharged from hospital

Nine of the people injured in a major pile-up on the Egnatia Highway in northern Greece on Sunday were discharged from the hospital on Monday, while another 17 remain under treatment.

A 76-year-old man is still in critical conditions after breaking several limbs and ribs in the crash, which involved more than 30 vehicles.

The Romanian truck driver who is accused of causing the crash was due to face a prosecutor on Monday. He reportedly claimed that his brakes failed as he came to roadworks on the highway.

There was another crash on the Egnatia Highway on Monday, when a Bulgarian car transporter jacknifed. Only the driver suffered minor injuries.