Car accident happened at the Northern Ring in Almaty and claimed the life of 27-year-old senior lieutenant Nurlan Tanatarov. The accident happened at around 10:45 p.m. Road police officer Tanatarov stopped Toyota for a documents check.
“At that moment a BMW driving in the opposite direction knocked the inspector down and drove back to its lane. The road on the Northern Ring is 23 meters wide, with 3 lanes in each direction, 3.5 meters wide each,” press-secretary of Almaty Road Police Yerkin Utegenov said. “After the hit Tanatarov flew 60 meters off the site and died of injuries.”