The horrible destiny
The 1646 km of M5 Ural Russian Federal Highway became the scene of a big car accident where collided three cargo-carrying trucks, a van and three cars. It happened not far from the Bashkir city Yuryuzan.
The bad condition of the road surfaces and sharp turns often lead to deaths on this road.
The Volvo truck, which was driven by a 30-year-old resident of the Stavropol District, failed to brake. The driver asked by air the other drivers of trucks to help him "to stop." The other trucks’ driver have heard him and began slowing down giving him a possibility to stop.
But at this moment SUV Kia Jess, driven by a 61-year-old resident of Ozersk, began an overtake. VAZ-2106 and the van "Gazelle" followed him.
Volvo’s driver lost control and drove into the wrong lane, colliding all the overtaking cars and Kamaz too.
Kia SUV had no place to hide from the collision and the car was just exploded. It was this moment in the video when you saw a blast. The driver was killed immediately.
VAZ-2106, driven by a 22-year resident of Ust-Katav, also failed to get away from the collision. But the driver of the "Gazelle" was able to steer into the ditch. Though this didn’t rescue the passengers - employees of OJSC "Uraltransnefteprodukt.". One of them was killed too. He was the 58-year-old man from Ufa.
40-ton Volvo swept the hill at a speed of 120 km/h. Its force made KAMAZ even to be overturned. There was a driver in the cabin of KAMAZ – a 45-years-old resident of Dagestan Republic.
The culprit flew into a ditch. It still remains unclear why the culprit didn’t brake using the motor. Right after the accident have happened, he tried to escape in the forest, but the policemen manage to detain him.
Total amount of the injured passengers is nine:
Three of them were hospitalized.
61-year-old Alexei Pestov from Ozersk and 58-year-old Valeriy Kurnysh from Ufa died.
The aftermath of the car accident were liquidated by "10 CFAA in the Chelyabinsk region" territorial emergency management subsystem.
If only all the cars were equipped by radios, the accident probably could have been avoided.