The accident occurred in the Altai Territory. As a result of unsuccessful overtaking, five people were killed and three more were injured.
The night before, in the Aleisky district of Altai Krai, as a result of a head-on collision of two cars on the highway, four policemen were killed on duty and one civilian. Three more were hospitalized in serious condition.
The accident occurred as a result of unsuccessful overtaking. A foreign car that drove into the oncoming lane crashed into a car with policemen. A criminal case has been instituted on the fact of an accident under Part 5 of Art. 264 of the Criminal Code (violation of traffic rules that resulted in the death of two or more persons).
“On the highway in the Aleisk region, a collision of two vehicles occurred – Toyota and VAZ-21074. It is pre-established that the car driver Toyotaovertaking, drove into the oncoming lane, where he collided with a company car in which the police were. As a result of the accident, four policemen died at the scene, one of the employees was hospitalized in a medical facility. In addition, a passenger in a civilian car was killed, the driver and another passenger were also hospitalized, ”said Lyudmila Ryazantseva, senior assistant to the head of the investigative department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the Altai Territory.
An investigation is currently underway. All circumstances of the incident are clarified. Forensic scientists work at the scene of the accident. The DVR record has already been taken and is being studied. The quality of the organization of traffic on the section of the highway where the accident occurred will also be checked.
Photo, video: SU of the IC of the Russian Federation in the Altai Territory
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