As a result of the explosion of the tires of the truck in the Dikiltaş (Dikela) location of the EgnatiaHighway between Komotini-Dedeağaç on Monday, 19 December, the driver lost his steering control and hit the barriers.
The truck went off the road and into the opposite lane. While there were no injuries in the accident, there was material damage to the vehicle.
Firefighters and police teams were dispatched to the area after the accident. The traffic, which was temporarily stopped, was reopened to vehicular traffic shortly after.