Date: December 25, 2023 Time: 19:00:32
The accident occurred today in the Nizhneudinsky area, at kilometer 1290 of the R-255 Siberia highway. The driver of a Volvo truck traveling from Krasnoyarsk toward Irkutsk let the trailer skid into oncoming traffic, where the truck collided with a Freightliner tractor and then with a Mercedes heavy truck.
The truck driver, who was injured, was taken to hospital. The Volvo trailer’s load, a box of walnuts, ended up on the road, the regional headquarters of the Ministry of the Interior reported.
Due to the accident, traffic on the highway is complicated, traffic police inspectors control the flow of traffic.