traffic safety

Four killed as minivan full of schoolchildren plunges into ravine

By | June 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Four died, and 21 were reportedly injured when a minivan full of schoolchildren rolled into a ravine near Tbilisi Saturday. One child and three adults were killed, the latter reportedly parents of schoolchildren. 21 people were injured, including 12 children. […]

Pregnant woman among five killed in car crash near Kutaisi, Georgia

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A pregnant woman was among the five who were killed in a horrendous road accident along a highway in western Georgia on Sunday. The accident happened at night, along a highway near Kutaisi in the west of the country. First two cars collided head-on, […]

11-year-old girl killed by car in Tbilisi

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Ministry of Internal Affairs.) TBILISI, DFWatch–An 11 year old girl was killed in a car crash on the outskirts of Tbilisi on Tuesday. The tragic accident occurred in the morning hours Tuesday on Aghmashenebeli Lane on the northern outskirts of the city. The car, presumably a BMW, […]

One dead, eight injured as truck slams into minibus

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

(SKNews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–One person died and eight were injured Saturday in an accident in the south of Georgia. The accident happened on the Tbilisi-Akhaltsikhe highway near Atskuri at about 13:00. The local newspaper reported that a truck crashed with a minibus […]

Two die as car plunges into river in southwest Georgia

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two men died in a car accident in a mountainous area in the southwest of Georgia on Monday. One woman survived and was taken to hospital. The accident happened in Keda, a municipality in the Adjara region. The local gamgebeli […]

Car crash in Rustavi claims two lives

By | October 20th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two people died in a car accident in the Georgian town Rustavi on Wednesday. Interpressnews reports that a Mercedes travelling at high speed crashed into lighting pole on Mshenebeli Street near Public School No 2. Two men died on the spot. […]

Three die in car crash in Gori

By | August 22nd, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Three people died in a serious car accident on Sunday in Gori, a town 80km west of the capital. A small Mercedes car and a truck crashed. The driver of the truck survived and was taken to hospital. But all the occupants of the small car […]

Two rugby players among injured in deadly car crash in western Georgia

By | July 22nd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

(Palitra TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two Georgian rugby players are among the injured after a deadly car crash in western Georgia in which three people died and four were injured. The accident happened last night when a BMW and a Nissan Tiida crashed on the Kutaisi-Samtredia […]

Four dead as truck overturns in western Georgia

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Four people died when a truck crashed in western Georgia on Thursday. The accident happened in Lugela Valley near the village Nukhuri. According to Interpressnews, the truck of the brand Kamaz crashed and overturned after the driver lost control […]

20 sheep killed in Dedoplistskaro as police car plows into flock

By | May 4th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–20 sheep were killed when a police car plowed into their flock near Dedoplistskaro in eastern Georgia a few days ago. Information Center of Kakheti reported that the incident happened on Sunday on the central highway in the village Gamarjveba, […]

Car dealers demonstrate against ban on right-hand drive vehicles

By | March 27th, 2016|Categories: Economy|Tags: , |

Rustavi car market. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Car dealers demonstrated in Rustavi on Friday against the government’s initiative to ban the registration of cars with right-hand drive from 2017. The protest took place at Georgia’s largest car market, located in Rustavi, […]

Five people killed as minibus crashes with car

By | February 12th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Five people were killed in a car crash in eastern Georgia Thursday evening. Several people are injured, two of them are in a serious condition. The accident took place in the village Badiauri, near Sagarejo. A minibus smashed into a small […]

5 dead, 6 injured in car crash

By | January 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Five people died and six were seriously injured in a car crash in northwestern Georgia on Friday. Two cars, a Ford and an Opel, crashed between the villages Lia and Jvari near Tsalenjikha in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti. The accident happened […]

Eleven people injured as minibus full of tourists overturns

By | August 23rd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Odishi TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A minibus overturned in western Georgia on Saturday, injuring 11 people, three of whom are in a serious condition. The minibus, a Ford Sprinter, was carrying tourists from Russia, Serbia and Poland when it ran into a utility pole, near the village […]

23 year old dies as car hits motorcycle

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A traffic accident in Khobi in the western part of Georgia claimed the life of a 23 year old man Sunday evening. The accident happened in the village Khamiskuri when an Opel car crashed into a motorcycle with two persons on it. One of […]

Two dead in car crash in eastern Georgia

By | August 6th, 2015|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two people died and one was seriously injured in a car crash in eastern Georgian Wednesday. Local media report that a Toyota SUV and a BMW crashed on a road near the village Shroma in Lagodekhi region. Five people were injured […]

Three dead after pickup truck plunged off mountain road

By | August 4th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A car accident claimed the lives of one man and two children in the mountainous Adjara region in the southwestern part of Georgia on Tuesday. A pickup truck was driving along a mountain road in Keda as it veered off the road and plunged down. […]

Two road accidents kill seven in Georgia

By | August 2nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Two car crashes caused the death of seven people late on Saturday, including two minors. Four people were hospitalized. First, a Mercedes car and a minibus crashed in Grigoleti, a small town on the Black Sea. The Mercedes caught fire and exploded, […]

Locals in Kutaisi accuse police wife of fatal hit-and-run

By | February 9th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

( TBILISI, DFWatch–The parents and relatives of a girl who died in a car accident three days ago in Kutaisi accuse the police of covering up what happened. They believe the real culprit is the wife of a policeman. The family of the victim Nana Giglemiani demonstrated Monday […]

180 died in traffic in Georgia Jan-Jun ’14

By | August 13th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–180 people died in traffic accidents in Georgia in the first half of 2014, according to new figures from the Interior Ministry. The figures published Tuesday show that an upward turn in road accidents has stopped, but numbers remain high compared […]

Georgians injured in bus accident in Turkey

By | August 7th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–There was an accident on Wednesday in Rize, Turkey, which left ten passengers injured, including citizens of Georgia. Representatives of the Health Ministry of Adjara left for Turkey to see citizens of Georgia. According to Deputy Health […]

14 year old girl dead in traffic accident in Rikoti

By | July 16th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

The accident happened when a minibus struck a truck in Rikoti pass. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A minibus crushed into a truck on Tuesday, resulting in the death of a 14-year-old girl and ten others being injured. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the accident happened at Rikoti Pass, which connects western and eastern Georgia. […]

Seven die in road accident

By | December 4th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — Seven persons died Monday evening in a car accident in Western Georgia, according to the Interior Ministry. In a statement the ministry writes that the accident took place at about 20:00 in the village Tseva, in the Imereti region. A truck […]

Another bus crashes along Turkey-Georgia road

By | June 7th, 2012|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Another accident along the highway most visitors to Georgia arrive on left three Georgians slightly injured. The accident happened Tuesday evening as the bus driver lost control while trying to overtake a car. The bus veered off the road and […]