Truck carrying chemicals overturns near Thessaloniki

A truck with Bulgarian license plates overturned on the Egnatia Highway, near the junction for Thessaloniki, early on Wednesday, shedding large quantities of hospital supplies including chemicals onto the road surface.

The truck driver, who lost control of his vehicle under circumstances that remained unclear, was hospitalized for treatment to minor injuries.

No one was else was hurt in the accident, according to the police and fire service which were dispatched to the scene to clear away the vehicle and the chemicals.