10:58 / 10.06.2024

Truck falls into a river in Tashkent region, its passenger dies

The incident occurred on a road bridge in the Yukorichirchik district.

Photo: Frame from the video

On June 9, at about 18:30, a truck fell into the Chirchik River in the Yukorichirchik district, Tashkent region.

According to the regional traffic safety department, a Howo truck, driven by a 23-year-old driver, accidentally fell into the river on a highway bridge.

As a result, the passenger of the car died on the spot. The driver was given first aid.

Videos on social media say the incident allegedly occurred due to a race caused by drivers.

Currently, the Yukorichirchik district DIA has opened a criminal case and an investigation is underway.

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