A major and tragic car accident took place Wednesday in Aragatsotn Province of Armenia, shamshyan.com reported.
At around 7am, a passenger van went off road on the Yerevan-Gyumri motorway, crashed into stones and concrete barriers placed on the new North-South road under construction, rolled several times, and ended up off the road.
As a result, 5 people died on the spot, and 12 injured persons were taken to the hospitals of Talin and Ashtarak towns.
A criminal case has been filed under the Criminal Code article on “a traffic accident which negligently has caused the death of 2 or more people.”
The police are finding out the identities of the driver, the dead, and the injured.