Nissan GT-R (reference image)

Nissan GT-R badly damaged in Russia, soccer player miraculously survives

GT-R is a world-class sports car of Nissan Motor Corporation. A foreign press has reported a huge accident involving this vehicle, which occured in Russia.

This was reported by the Daily Telegraph. A terrifying accident of a Nissan GT-R occurred in Russia.

The reason why the accident attracted attention is that the driver is a famous soccer player in Russia, Andriy Shevchenko. He is Russia’s representative to the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Currently, he is a member of FC Kuban Krasnodar.

The Nissan GT-R which Andriy Shevchenko drove was caught in an accident in Russia, end of April. He lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a utility pole, while driving on the public highway at 170km/h speed. The GT-R knocked down the utility pole, and was seriously damaged.

Despite this major accident, Andriy was safe and was able to escape from the vehicle by himself. The photo taken after the accident, which was published by Daily Telegraph, shows the seriously damaged GT-R, where only the area around the driver’s seat and the rear end was left out of the entire vehicle. It is said that it was a really a miraculous survival.

(Translated by Natassia Jeronne D. Martinez)