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“Gazelle” minibus overturns in Penza: Incident details

17:10 | 15.09.2016 | Incidents


Penza, 15 September 2016. PenzaNews. Minibus “Gazelle” overturned near apartment house No. 72 on Tarnovskogo Street in Penza, when passenger car “VAZ-2101” suddenly drove onto its lane.

“Gazelle” minibus overturns in Penza: Incident details

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As the minibus driver anonymously told PenzaNews, he rode from Ternovka. At some point the passenger car, moving in the opposite direction, flew onto the oncoming traffic lane. The man in the minibus tried to avoid a collision, but failed to avoid the blow — in the end, “Gazelle” overturned and “VAZ” drove a few tens of meters by inertia.

As a result, the driver of the minibus got injuried, but refused to be hospitalized.

Both vehicles received mechanical damage: “VAZ” got crushed ribs.

At present, traffic police and EMERCOM officers work at the scene, one fire unit arrived to eliminate possible effects of the accident.

The “VAZ-2101” car driver was taken into the patrol car to explain the circumstances of the incident.

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