ARMENIA'S FOREIGN MINISTER UNDERTAKES WHOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AUTOMOBILE-PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT CAUSED BY HIS SON
YEREVAN, AUGUST 25. ARMINFO. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Vardan Oskanian undertakes the whole responsibility for the accident, when Oskanian son Ara Oskanian run over a pedestrian in Yerevan on Aug 22.
"I undertake the whole responsibility for this incident, as my son was using the Foreign Ministry's car on duty with my permission and on my instructions.
Sometimes, in late evening or the weekends I drive this car or my son does it with my permission. However, this incident showed that hence I must be more prudent in similar issues. At the moment we more worry about the state of health of the victim Karen Gyunjian. Fortunately, physicians estimate his health as satisfactory. I hope in the nearest future Karen will get well. My son has called on him in the hospital", said in the statement of the foreign minister.
To remind, the accident occurred on the night of August 22, at the crossroad of Amiryan and Mashtots streets in Yerevan. The victim Karen Gyunjian (1980) with fractures and bodily harms were taken to the reanimation department of St. Gregory the Illuminator Medical Centre. According to the information, Minister's son committed the accident on Audi A-6 automobile belonging to Armenia's Foreign Ministry. An action was brought before the court on this fact, Yerevan State motor licensing and inspection department conducts investigations. Noteworthy, this accident is not the first which Ara Oskanian committed.
Last year, on "Mercedes" (also belonging to Armenia's Foreign Ministry) at the way from Parakar village to Yerevan he crashed to the traffic-post getting bod ily harms and damaging state property.
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