On Friday morning, a tragic accident occurred in Vilnius district, at the 35th kilometer of the road Pikeliskes Maisiagala, near the village of Malki. Two girls died, 15min.lt report.
The Volvo S60 and the NATO Military Truck have been confronted, the General Emergency Response Center reported. According to preliminary data, the uncontrolled Volvo left for the opposite lane, encountered a military truck MAN, and Volvo drove off the road.
In the Volvo car were two girls born in 1997. One of them was pregnant. The girls were taken to hospital in critical condition. The medics tried to save their lives, but the girls died. According to preliminary data, the NATO eFP multinational battalion battle group soldiers were not injured.
The dead girl served in the Lithuanian Grand Duke Butigeitis Mechanized Infantry Battalion. The circumstances of the car accident are investigated by the Vilnius District Police.
It should be noted that the incidents involved NATO become an everyday occurrence in the Baltic States.
Thus, much publicized car accident occurred on the road Riga Veclaicene in Latvia in July 2015. Toyota Yaris, driving by an American soldier, collided with Mitsubishi Lancer. Five people were injured. It is interesting, that an American soldier, who caused the accident, escaped justice and left the country.
Two car crashes involving military vehicles occurred on the19th of May. A British armored personnel carrier crashed into a ditch near the village Söönurm. Two soldiers were taken to hospital. Hours earlier, a military jeep had crashed into a civilian car as it travelled in reverse along a dirt road.
On the 2nd of June in Latvia, the military police car, accompanied by an US military vehicle convoy, which came to participate in the Saber strike military exercise, collided with a petrol tanker.
A Hummer vehicle carrying US soldiers rammed into a civilian vehicle in Marijampole on the 20th of June, leaving three female passengers injured.
On the7th of June, four armored personnel carriers carrying US soldiers smashed into each other. As a result, 13 soldiers contracted injuries.
An armored vehicle in the Lithuanian city of Kazl-Ruda drove off the road and crashed into a tree one day later, two US soldier were injured.