Thessaloniki bus driver convicted

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A Thessaloniki bus driver was sentenced to five months in prison, with a three-year suspension, after being found guilty of injuring an elderly woman who fell as she tried to board the city bus. 

The Three-Member Criminal Court of Thessaloniki found him guilty of bodily harm by negligence. 

The incident occurred in September 2019, when the now 98-year-old tried to board the bus from the driver's door. The defendant closed the door, leading to the woman's fall.

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