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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Deputy Defense Minister in Crash

Military prosecutors are investigating a car accident involving Deputy Defense Minister Alexei Moskovsky on Sunday that resulted in the hospitalization of Moskovsky and his wife as well as of a family in another car.

Marat Alexandrov, a spokesman for the Moscow Military District Prosecutor's Office, said Tuesday that investigators were trying to clarify the details of the two-car accident, which happened Sunday night in the Moscow region on a road between Dmitrovskoye Shosse and Yaroslavskoye Shosse. No one has been charged, he said.

After Moskovsky steered the Volkswagen Passat he was driving into the opposite lane, he collided with an oncoming Lada driven by Nikolai Konyshev and carrying Konyshev's wife and 2-year-old child, Kommersant reported.

Moskovsky and his wife were hospitalized with concussions at Moscow's Burdenko Military Hospital, while Konyshev and his family were in critical condition in a regional hospital.