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3 hospitalized after 31 cars collided in Almaty region

11 January 2019 16:53 865

TALDYKORGAN. KAZINFORM 15 people were taken to a hospital as a result of yesterday's large-scale road-traffic accident on Almaty-Kapshagai highway.

According to Deputy Chief Physician of Ile District Hospital Aidar Soltangaziyev, 15 people applied for medical treatment. "Three of them were hospitalized with serious injuries. Two are in a trauma care department and one is an intensive care unit now," he said.

Recall that the accident occurred at around 8:00am when 31 cars collided with each other on the 20th km of Almaty-Ust-Kamenogorsk highway.

As per preliminary data, black ice became the cause of the accident.