Traffic police: Speeding caused deadly accident near Saratov
Law enforcement bodies consider speeding as the main reason of the deadly accident with three regional government officials in the Saratov region.
According to the General Office of the Saratov Region State Traffic Safety Inspectorate, this version of cause of the accident is seen as a priority. In addition, the traffic inspectors are verifying the version with a sudden deterioration of the driver’s health.
As previously reported by the CrimeRussia, this accident occurred January 3 between 17:00 and 17:30 in the Voskresensky district of the Saratov region. Chevrolet-Niva crashed into a pole near the Elshanka village. According to eyewitnesses, the car was swerving, and then it flew into a ditch, hitting an illumination pole at high speed. As a result, the driver and two passengers died.
According to the traffic police, 47-year-old Ilgiz Bikbaev was behind the wheel. Due to the overspeed, he lost control, and the car skidded, which caused the collision. Car passengers included 45-year-old Serafima Pervushina, deputy head of Static Facilities Department of the Committee for Social Services, and 47-year-old Natalya Glinskaya, assistant in the same department.
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