Car accident causes blackout in Apokoronas

Car accident - file photo

A power cut during the storm force winds on Saturday evening in Apokoronas was due to a car accident in Almyrida Zarpa news reports.

The driver of a vehicle lost control and upturned on the side of the road after colliding with an electricity pole causing a blackout in the area.

Emergency services were called to the scene but the two passengers were un injured and had already freed themselves from the car.

Traffic police is investigating the causes of the accident.