A driver died as a vehicle crashed into apartment building around 1:05 am Tuesday on Lermontov Street in Dushanbe, according to the Interior Ministry’s website.  

The driver, who was identified as Hikmatullo Umarzoda, the fourth-year student at the Tajik Agricultural University from Khovaling district of Khatlon province, was reportedly driving along Hofizi Sherozi Street.

Photo by Interior Ministry press center

The driver lost control of his BMW (number plate 87-97 CE/01) for unknown reason and crashed into apartment building on Lermontov Street, the Interior Ministry’s website said.  The driver died on the spot.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.