Eleven die in head-on collision on Greek motorway

Published : 17:22, Oct 13, 2018 | Updated : 17:25, Oct 13, 2018

Tourists stand under a Greek national flag atop the Acropolis hill in Athens, June 14, 2015. REUTERSEleven people, thought to be migrants, died in Greece on Saturday when their vehicle collided head-on with a truck and burst into flames, police said.

The 11 individuals were travelling close to the city of Kavala in the north-east of the country when their mini-van collided with the truck in the early hours.

The truck driver managed to escape but occupants of the other vehicle were trapped and died in the blaze, police said.