A police man on a motorcycle driving in the opposite direction hit and injured a pedestrian. the woman was hit and injured when she attempted to come down the sidewalk and cross Stadiou street, near the Labour Ministry in downtown Athens.
The woman was rushed with an ambulance to a nearby hospital, “she was injured in the head,” Greek media reported. The policeman followed the ambulance to the hospital.
Due to students’ protest outside the Athens University, police forces have been deployed in the area. It’s not an uncommon practice to see motorcycled policemen driving opposite to traffic directions.