Seven Dead After Speeding People Smuggler's Truck Hit Toll Booth: Greece

Seven Dead After Speeding People Smuggler's Truck Hit Toll Booth: Greece


THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) – Greek authorities say seven migrants have been killed and eight others injured after the driver of the vehicle they were traveling in lost control and crashed near a highway toll station in northern Greece.

Police said Friday the vehicle carrying 15 people had been traveling on a highway from the area of Greece´s northeastern border with Turkey toward the north´s main city of Thessaloniki when it crashed just after midnight.

The vehicle had been traveling at high speed and the driver lost control as he tried to exit the highway, hitting a toll booth and crashing into a nearby storage container, police said.

The injured were four men from Pakistan, one from Afghanistan and two from Nepal, as

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