Two Iranian immigrants dead and eight wounded, was the result of a police chase that took place on Tuesday dawn at Egnatia highway.
Police set up two roadblocks on the Egnatia highway. The car with the sans-papiers immigrants escaped the first police roadblock but shortly after the car overturned. One immigrant died instantly at the accident, while eight were injured. One of them died during transport to hospital. Four immigrants managed to escape to the forest but they were trapped and the assistance of the Fire Department was needed to rescue them.