On Friday, a car was engulfed in flames on the northbound carriageway of Mesogeion Avenue in northern Athens.
According to information broadcast by public television, the driver managed to get out of the car safely and is in good health. Firefighters rushed to the scene and extinguished the fire.
The incident caused temporary traffic disruptions and a one-kilometer line-up of vehicles. The cause of the fire was not immediately elucidated.