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Road accident involving a Polish Tourist shocks Zakynthos

Yesterday the news of the first fatal accident involving a Polish tourist shocked Zakynthos, most asking the question again as to why the ATV’s are allowed on the road.  The report from the police department is as below:-

HELLENIC POLICE PRESS RELEASE

Road accident with the fatal injury to a foreigner in Zakynthos

Two (2) more people were also injured

Today (03-05-2019), at noon, on the 8th km stretch of the Provincial Road of Zakynthos-Volimes, Agio Kiryka, a four-wheeled passenger vehicle (ATV) driven  by a 29-year-old foreigner, collided with a private car driven by a 44-year-old.

The result of the collision was the fatal injuries of the 29-year-old driver of the four-wheeled vehicle, light injuries of a 28-year-old passenger of the four-wheeled vehicle and the 44-year-old driver of the car.

A preliminary investigation into the exact determination of the conditions of the road accident is being carried out by the Traffic Police Department of Zakynthos.

Reports also have been that the partner of the deceased who was with him at the time is still in Hospital stable but critical.

Zakynthos Informer wish the two who are injured a speedy recovery and our condolences to the Polish man’s family and friends.

About Louise Inzk

Louise is Australian born and has been a Greek citizen since 1991. She has deep cultural ties with the island, often writing about Zakynthian Traditions and Culture. She is also an active member of the Volunteer Group of Zakynthos, Giostra Di Zante and is a member of the women's choir "Rodambelos". Her love of the island and all it offers saw her joining the Zakynthos (Zante) Informer admin team in 2014.

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