A 74 year old man died after a car accident, occurred late on Friday evening, on the national road from Heraklion to Rethymno, close to Linoperamata.
The accident happened shortly after 7 p.m., when a car collided onto another vehicle, coming from the opposite direction.
Three people were injured and transferred by ambulance to the hospital.
One of them -the 74 year old man- died during his transfer to the hospital.
A fire broke out in one of the cars, but one of the passengers managed to get out of it.
Firemen managed to extinguish the fire a few minutes later.