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Watch: Putin’s ‘favorite chauffer’ crashes head-on into car

The chauffeur, considered to be the president’s favorite official driver, died instantly from the horrific crash

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CC-TV footage of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s official chauffeur crashing head-on into an oncoming car on a busy highway in Moscow on Tuesday is making the rounds on social media across the world, according to Russian media.

The chauffeur, considered to be the president’s favorite official driver, died instantly from the horrific crash. The other driver – in the Mercedes – has been taken to the hospital and is said to be in critical condition.

The crash took place on Moscow’s Kutuzovsky Avenue, and caused a traffic jam that lead to the closure of the highway due to police investigations into the accident.