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Tourist injured by speedboat at Laganas on Zakytnhos

A tourist was injured in Zakynthos on Wednesday when a speedboat hit him while swimming, the Coast Guard said on Thursday.

The 51-year-old man, whose nationality was not revealed, was swimming at the popular Lagana beach when the accident happened.

The boat that hit him was driven by a 36-year-old foreign national. It was not clear is the driver was detained.

The tourist was first transferred to a private clinic and then to the island’s General Hospital for treatment where doctors said he sustained abrasions on his back.

The victim was reportedly passenger of a touristic boat.

The Port Authority in Zakinthos is conducting an inquiry.

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