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Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “favorite chauffeur” was reportedly killed in a head-on collision in Moscow.


Video shows a black Mercedes CLS swerving into oncoming traffic and colliding with a Federation Council registered BMW 7-Series in Moscow. The President’s chauffeur was alone in the car and paramedics declared him dead at the scene. The Mercedes driver was taken to the hospital in unknown condition.

According to The Daily Mail, the driver had been an official government driver for over 40 years. No other information has been made available at this point, and police are investigating the crash.


You can see just how hard the impact was in the video below:

Via CarScoops