3 Die in Head-On Collision on Garden Ring
- The Moscow Times
- Apr. 19 2013 00:00
- Last edited 11:25
Three people died in a car accident in central Moscow in the early hours of Friday morning, police said.
The accident happened around 2 a.m. on Friday on Sadovaya-Samotyochnaya Ulitsa, close to the Tsvetnoi Bulvar metro station, Interfax reported.
A Toyota Camry moving along the outer side of the Garden Ring veered into the oncoming lane, smashed into two other vehicles and collided head-on with a Lada 2109 moving in the opposite direction.
News reports said the Lada was hit with such impact that it broke through a set of railings and hung on the edge of a nearby overpass. As a result of the collision, the Lada driver and two passengers died from their injuries. The Toyota driver was hospitalized, police said.
Police are carrying out further inquiries into the accident.