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Two pedestrians run over in central Athens

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Two women were seriously injured on Thursday after being hit by a car while standing on a traffic island on the capital’s busy Patission Avenue in the morning.

The exact circumstances of the incident remained unclear but the driver of the car in question was detained for questioning and an alcohol test.

The women were in the capital’s Evangelismos Hospital on Thursday.