Car lands on cafe roof in Uralsk16 july 2015, 18:40
The car somehow ended up on the roof of a café situated on Taimanov street near the emergency station.
According to witnesses, the car was pursued by police from the Western Kazakhstan Department of Interior Affairs. At the time of accident, four people were in the café.
"We were asleep in the café when suddenly we heard a loud bang and the sound of shattering glass, and the air became all dusty. We run to the terrace, because one of the girls was sleeping there, we thought she could be crushed. But luckily she was all right. We all got out of the café. There was a guy sitting outside. He probably rolled out of the car and off the roof. And there was petrol leaking from the roof of the terrace," one of the café employees said.
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According to a paramedic witness, when he drove pass the café there were three men in the car. "They all were in a state of alcoholic intoxication. One of them was severely injured. The other two came out almost unscathed. All three men were brought to the hospital. But one of them ran away," the paramedic said.
The café owner said that the accident left one of the inner ceiling beams cracked and half of the roof had to be repaired.
By Gyuzel Kamalova