RTA on Gyumri-Ashotsk roadway

09:18 / 22.02.2020

On February 21, at 23:47 an emergency call was received to Crisis management national center that a car accident had occurred on Pokrashen-Torosgyugh roadway. A car had rolled over into the gorge, there were casualties.

A fire unit from the Fire and Rescue Squad of the Regional Rescue Department of the Rescue Service of MES of RA dispatched to the scene.

It turned out that "Mercedes-Benz C180" car (driver Sargis Gh., born in 1978) had run off the roadway and about 25 meters rolled over into the gorge.

Before the rescuers arrived at the scene the driver and the passengers (Ani A., born in 1990, Miasnik V., born in 1991, Vardges V., born in 1992 and Susanna A., born in 1997) were taken out of the car by local forces and hospitalized to the medical center of Gyumri town, where doctors assessed health condition of casualties as satisfactory.

Rescuers disconnected the automotive battery, closed the gas valve of the car, then put it back on the road.

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