One person was killed and one injured in an accident on the main highway of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug

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In the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, in a collision of a foreign car with a “UAZ”, a person died, another was injured. This was reported to the IA “” in the District State Traffic Inspectorate.

The accident occurred on April 20 on the main regional highway – Surgut-Salekhard. According to preliminary data, Toyota Land Cruiser and UAZ collided not far from the Yubileynoye field.

As a result of the road accident, the 30-year-old driver of the “UAZ” received various injuries, from which he died on the spot. His 43-year-old passenger was also injured.

The circumstances of the incident are established by the traffic police.

Earlier, Anatoly Vyborny, Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Security and Anti-Corruption, suggested punishing persistent traffic offenders (SDA) in the event of an accident in the same way as drunk drivers. He said that if the driver has hundreds of traffic violations and he commits an accident, in which a person is seriously injured, then the punishment for him should be stricter.