A 3-car crash brought on by a pack of untamed boars in northern Greece killed two individuals, police stated.
4 others stay in hospital.
The accident occurred final evening about 37 miles north of the port metropolis of Thessaloniki.
A collection of automobiles had been travelling on a two-lane highway when a pack of boars emerged.
The animals have been first hit by a police car, carrying three officers, which veered off track.
A number of seconds later, a second automobile hit the pack, flipped and landed in a close-by discipline.
A 3rd automobile then slammed into the police car, killing the 53-year-old driver of that car and a 48-year-old passenger.
A 50-year-old lady from North Macedonia, who was within the second car, was harm and brought to a hospital together with the three officers.
Authorities stated their accidents should not life-threatening.
The girl’s husband, who was driving the second automobile, was unharmed.
5 wild boars additionally died within the incident, police stated.
Automobile crashes with packs of boars have elevated over the previous few years, particularly in northern and central Greece.
The animals are are frequent throughout the nation however are often present in forests.
Their inhabitants elevated in the course of the pandemic as a result of Greece’s conventional searching season was disrupted.
The wild boar have been extra incessantly pictured close to busy roads or village centres because of this.
Farmers within the Serres area of Greece have called for specific measures to contain the growing population of untamed boar.
They are saying packs are destroying their crops of wheat and clover in ‘raids’.
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