Tragic end in Geropotamos! All four people who were missing since Saturday night, after their car was swept away by rushing waters in Geropotamos area of Messaras in Heraklion, were found dead on Monday afternoon.
The Search and Rescue operation launched by the Fire Service at 1 o’clock in the morning had a tragic results.
A 30-year-old driver, her husband, 29, mother 58, and sister, 21, were in the car. They were returning home after attending a wedding social event in Pompia. They did not know the area well, as they were living in Agios Nikolaos.
Short before the vehicle and the passengers went missing, the driver called police saying “We are drowning!” The call lasted 15 seconds. Immediately, the call of her husband to police followed. Before the mobile signal was lost, the woman could inform police about the location they were.