9 MES soldiers suffered in traffic accident in Karaganda region
Almaty. May 14. KazTAG - 9 soldiers of civil defense of the Ministry of Emergency Situations have suffered in a traffic accident in Karaganda region, said a source in the law enforcement bodies.
"KamAZ with soldiers was driving down Almaty-Yekaterinburg motorway on May 8 at 16.00 who were on the way back from a military parade in Astana, the vehicle collided with a truck," reads the message.
9 soldiers suffered in the traffic accident and in serious condition they were taken to Almaty hospitals. Two of them were urgently delivered by helicopter, others were transported by MES transport.
"6 soldiers are in the 4th city hospital, 3- in the 7th in Kalkaman," said the interlocutor.
According to preliminary data the truck driver fell asleep and crossed into oncoming lane.