“Accident took place in [the Armenian town of] Tsaghkadzor today on August 1. Levon Tovmas, 20, who had arrived in Armenia from US to take part in the 6th Pan-Armenian Summer Games left for Tsaghkadzor with some teammates and relatives to have a rest prior to the official beginning of the games. The young man died there as a result of a road accident. Pan-Armenian Games World Committee expresses its deep condolences to the family, relatives and teammates of the young man,” the statement of the Pan-Armenian Games World Committee press service reads.
The Pan-Armenian Games World Committee urges all the participants of the Games to be careful with their own initiatives and avoid dangerous actions.
Eatlier Armenian News – NEWS.am reported that a young man fell from quad and died at the scene in Tsaghkadzor town of Armenia’s Kotayk province. Armenia’s Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations was alerted to the incident at 15:21 on August 1. Kotayk province operative group arrived at the scene. It turned out that Yamaha quad overturned on the mountain path in Tsaghkadzor, this resulting in the immediate death of the driver, Levon T., 20. The firefighters and rescuers de-energized the quad. The young man had arrived in Armenia to take part in the 6th Pan-Armenian Games.