An unspeakable tragedy has been unfolding since last night in the city of Volos after the traffic accident in which a three-month-old infant lost his life.
The 33-year-old driver of the fatal car was taken to the investigator today at noon. who carried away a 53-year-old grandfather who had his daughter’s 4-month-old baby in his arms.
The 33-year-old requested and received a deadline to apologize, a request that was accepted and thus he will apologize on Tuesday (07/11).
He is being held until his apology, while he may be transferred to Hospital because of his injury (broken arm and other injuries).
According to ERT, the charge against him is hers of dangerous driving – there is a witness who testified that he saw the rider of the motorcycle maneuvering on Iasonos Street, long before reaching the fatal point of the traffic accident – and based on the new Criminal Code and Article 290 subsection d. if death occurs, the charge is a felony. The driver was tested for alcohol consumption, but the results are not yet known.
The young driver claimed today to the competent investigator that he maneuvered to avoid the 53-year-old who jumped in front of him, as a result of which he was swept away, lost control of the machine, overturned and crashed into a parked vehicle. He was left injured on the asphalt, while the machine without the rider continued for another 70-100 meters from the scene of the tragic incident.
The chronicle of the tragedy
The tragic accident occurred on Saturday night in the center of Volos, at the junction of Antonopoulos and Iasonos streets. The 33-year-old driver of the machine involved in the accident lost control of the vehicle, causing it to fall on the 53-year-old man who was holding his grandchild. The infant’s grandfather had just taken the little girl out of the car in order to place her in the stroller.
The conflict was fierce and resulted in injuries to the 33-year-old driver of the machine and the 53-year-old grandfather of the infant, who within seconds found himself on the road with serious head injuries.