The driver who fell asleep at the wheel caused an accident on the M-4

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As reported the day before, on August 30, the Tula traffic police, during the summer holidays, accidents became more frequent, the cause of which was the fatigue of drivers.

One of such incidents happened on August 9 at five in the morning on the 231 kilometer of the M-4 “Don” highway, Bogoroditskiy district. The 65-year-old Toyota Camry driver fell asleep while driving, crashed into a fence and then into a Kia Sportage car. “Kia” overturned from the impact.

Two passengers of the “Kia” car, a woman and a 6-year-old child were injured.

The police remind that long journeys, for example, when returning from a vacation in the south, are very dangerous for road users. You must go on any journey rested, and while driving, do not allow continuous driving for more than 2-3 hours.

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