A serious traffic accident occurred a while ago at km 157 of the closed Athens-Kalamata highway at the height of the Tripoli highway.

A car and a police investigation van were involved in the fierce collision, which derailed after the collision, while the car has turned into a shapeless mass.

The Fire Service rushed to the scene with two vehicles and 6 firefighters, three EKAV ambulances and the Police.

The driver of the vehicle was freed from the vehicle unconscious, while a policeman who was riding in the Police van was slightly injured and has been taken to the Hospital.

According to information, the 79-year-old driver of the vehicle is dead. He had entered and was driving in the opposite direction of traffic on the closed highway. The female passenger of the vehicle is slightly injured.

Vehicular traffic on the national highway was stopped for an hour and was reopened a short while ago.