In the night of Sunday, February 24, in St. Petersburg there was a fatal accident — a car flew into a group of pedestrians who were on the sidewalk.

As a result, two people died on the spot, three more have got wounds of various severity level, have informed in UGIBDD GU MVD of Russia for Saint-Petersburg and Leningrad region (to see the video, pascalle down the page).

It is known that the incident occurred on Nevsky prospect near the house № 55 about 00:30. The accident happened with the car brand BMW X6.

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The scene of the accident


The scene of the accident


As reported by REN TV, driving was a man born in 1989. Meanwhile, according to eyewitnesses, the accident injured six people.

According to “Fontanka”, one of the two fatalities was a U.S. citizen. His name is Todd Ashley Crowell, he was 40 years old.

The police began checking on the fact of road accident, the reasons and the details are being investigated.

Two people were killed in the accident on Nevsky Prospekt in downtown St. Petersburg.#Accident #Petersburg

— Channel five news (@5tv) February 24, 2019.

As OBOZREVATEL wrote, earlier in the Kaluga region of the Russian Federation in the accident hit a bus with children, resulting in 21 people were injured.

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