Speed a factor in Pantelidis crash, early reports say


Popular Greek singer Pantelis Pantelidis who died in a car crash Thursday was not wearing a seatbelt while the Mercedes he was driving was traveling at 100-150 km/h when it left the roadway, according to early reports.

Experts are continuing to investigate the causes of the accident.

Two female passengers, aged 30 and 21-years-old, were seriously injured in the crash which occurred at 8.20 a.m. on Vouliagmenis Avenue in the area of Elliniko, southern Athens.

Pantlelidis’s funeral will take place at the Athens suburb of Nea Ionia on Saturday. Fans of the late singer will have a final chance to say goodbye as his coffin will go on display ahead of his funeral.