One victim and seven injured. Vehicle transporting athletes crashes




YEREVAN, MAY 27, ARMENPRESS. Athletes traveling from Artashat to Garni had an accident on May 27. As a result of the accident, there is one dead and seven injured.

Gor Abrahamyan, the press secretary of the chairman of the Investigative Committeeof Armenia, told the correspondent of ARMENPRESS that criminal proceedings have been initiated in connection with the incident.

"Two cars, one "VAZ 2106" and the other of a different brand, collided. Athletes and coaches were in "Vaz 2106". They were on their way from Artashat to Garni in order to participate in competitions," Abrahamyan said.

According to him, the father of one of the athletes, who was also a coach, died. "The condition of two of the athletes is serious. Forensic examinations have been scheduled. Preliminary investigations are currently underway. What I am reporting is preliminary data," Abrahamyan emphasized.

According to preliminary data, in addition to the driver, there were six other people in the VAZ 2106 car. "There is one victim and seven wounded. The driver of the other car is also among the injured," emphasized Gor Abrahamyan and added that the Investigative Committee will provide other details later.