Statement of Defence Ministry
13 August 2017

Minister of Defence of Georgia expresses condolences over the death of private Sh. L. and Corporal I. B. in a car crash. The accident happened on the Kakheti highway. Four soldiers were also injured and transferred to Aramiantsi, Ingorokva and Amteli Hospitals. They have no life threatening injuries. According to preliminary investigation the car moved to the side-track from the central highway and crashed into trees. The inquiry has launched according to part 7 article 276 Criminal Law Code of Georgia that considers violation of traffic safety rules resulting in death of one or more persons. The investigation is led by the Patrol Police Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.