Refugee boy seriously injured in car accident in Leros

A refugee boy, aged about six, suffered a serious head injury when he was hit by a passing car along with another underage refugee in a rural road in Leros on Tuesday evening.

According to the local police, the exact circumstances of the accident are not yet clear, but the seriousness of the boy’s injury led to his air transfer at the general hospital of Iraklion.
The local police station has opened an investigation on the incident.