An 83-year-old man died after the car he was driving crashed with a bus in western Thessaloniki on Thursday.
The incident happened just before 10 a.m. this morning at the corners of Amarandon and Filota streets.
Rescuers who arrived at the scene of the accident in the district of Stavroupoli pulled out the dead driver from his car.
7037 driver's licenses were confiscated by the Traffic Police officers in 2018, reported NOVA TV. 1485 vehicles have been left without registration plates due to drunk, drugged or incapable drivers.
For the period in Sofia there are 718 severe catastrophes and 16 369 light injuries with 33 victims and 836 injured.
The Traffic Police are to start regular crackdowns on motorists who park illegally in designated parking spots as well as on access ramps, it was announced on Tuesday.
An operation carried out by Traffic Police around the country from January 14 to 20 led to 736 violations being recorded for illegal parking on disabled ramps and in designated parking spaces.
In a bid to curb highway code violations over the holiday period, the Traffic Police intensified inspections on motorists over the past two weeks.
A total of 866 traffic police units operated around the country between December 31 and January 6, checking 18,360 vehicles and recording a total of 2,397 violations.