RTA on Getap-Martuni roadway: there were casualties

18:10 / 05.11.2022

On November 5, at 16։16 information was received to Vayots Dzor Regional Crisis Management Center that car accident had occurred on the 5th km of Getap-Martuni roadway: there were casualties.

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

It turned out that "Opel Vectra" car (driver K. H., born in 1954) ran off the roadway, crashed into the roadside barrier and rolled over into the nearby gorge (about 20 meters) on the 5th km of Getap-Martuni roadway. The driver and passenger L. J. (born in 1987) were hospitalized to the medical center in Yeghegnadzor town, where the doctors assessed their health condition as satisfactory.

The rescuers closed the gas valve of the car: there was a need of special equipment for putting the car back onto its wheels and moving it onto the roadway.

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