Electric locomotive crashed into a car: there was a casualty

09:30 / 18.06.2019

On June 18, at 02:28 an emergency call was received to “911” service that a train had crashed into a car near the railway in Ararat town of Ararat province, there was a gas leak.

A fire unit from the fire and rescue squad of the rescue service of MES of the RA dispatched to the scene.

It turned out that the electric locomotive (engine-driver M.N. born in 1996) and “VAZ-21011” car (driver A.A. born in 1979) had collided on the 560/4th km of Ararat-Artashat railway.

Before the rescuers arrived at the scene driver A.A. had been taken out of the car and taken to the medical center of Ararat town by local forces. According to doctors’ conclusion the casualty was in satisfactory condition.

The rescuers disconnected the automotive battery and closed the gas valve of the car.

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