Sixth migrant dies after van overturns in Alexandroupolis

Another irregular migrant died, bringing the total to six, and one was severely injured in an accident involving a van around 18.30 on Monday at the Loutra area of Alexandroupolis, northern Greece, according to updated information.

An additional ten individuals who were injured when a van overturned into a creek in an effort of the driver to evade police have been admitted to the University General Hospital of Alexandroupolis and are being examined.

The accident brought a speedy response by the police, the Fire Brigade and the emergency ambulance service (EKAV), all of whom helped free the migrants from the wreck and send them to hospital.