Who is Anastasia Lyakhanova? Anastasia Lyakhanova Bio/Wiki
After allegedly throwing herself in front of an out-of-control car in order to save her husband and children, a hero mom named Anastasia Lyakhanova died.
On Friday, when the incident occurred, Anastasia Lyakhanova was walking her two-year-old son to a nursery in the Nizhny Novgorod region of western Russia.
She was 26 years old.
Heroically Saves Her Son (Incident Full Details)
Their only path was on the side of a busy road, where, in heavy snow, a 67-year-old man lost control of his Hyundai car and sped toward the family.
Eyewitnesses claim that the oncoming vehicle was seen by Anastasia and dived in front of her husband Dmitry and the child to take complete control of the impact. After she died at the scene, Dmitry was seen weeping over Anastasia’s body. If convicted, the driver will be jailed for five years.
Komsomolskaya Pravda newspaper reported, “She took the brunt of the blow and covered her husband and child with her body,” She died on the spot after her selfless act, reports after last Friday’s tragedy said.
Following the crash near the border of the Balakhninsky and Sormovsky districts, her husband and son were confirmed as “safe.” After she cushioned the blow from the skidding vehicle, they were not seriously injured.
The witnesses saw the husband at the scene weeping over her body.
An online shared video shows a guy standing over the body of Anastasia while passersby stopped to help. Regional traffic police say the collision occurred near the village of Bolshoye Kozino last Friday morning.
The Hyundai driver was overtaking and did not see the family walking towards the village of Dubravny along the side of the tree-lined lane, it is confirmed. Police claim that the unidentified driver is facing a death-causing negligence charge.
What Happened To The Driver
The Bolshoye Kozino driver faces up to five years in prison if convicted.
There is a criminal review underway. It comes as official statistics show an alarming number of crashes in the area, east of Moscow. In traffic police records, collisions with fatalities or severe injuries occur almost daily, Komsomolskaya Pravda said.