This morning in the Athenian suburb of Alimos, a bus with passengers lost control and crashed into a pole near the tram tracks.
The vehicle was badly damaged and work is underway to free it. The driver claims that the brakes failed on the bus. He veered off course, hit a curb and then came to a stop after hitting a pole.
Several passengers and the driver received minor injuries. According to Newsbeast, an eyewitness to the incident claims to have heard what looked like an explosion and saw smoke. Police, ambulances and the fire brigade are at the scene.
Our publication told how not so long ago five people ended up in the hospital after the driver city bus in Thessaloniki, lost control, rammed eight cars, a taxi and a motorcycle waiting at a traffic light. The traffic accident occurred in the late afternoon of March 18, at the intersection of Lagada and Agiou Dimitriou streets in the city center, when the ΟΑΣΘ bus, following the Venizelos-Kallithea route, suddenly behaved in a strange way.