US Ambassador Pyatt successfully operated on hip after bike accident

US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt has been successfully operated in Athens on his hip following a bicycle accident, the US Embassy has announced.

Pyatt was injured during a trip to Mani, southern Peloponnese on Friday, and initial reports said he had broken his legs.

According to US Embassy spokesman William Murad, the ambassador has not broken his legs and is expecting the doctors to inform him on the recovery plan.