Moldovan president suffers minor injuries after being involved in car crash

Moldovan president Igor Dodon was involved in a car crash near Chisinau on Sunday 9 September, the State Protection and Guard Service said.

Dashcam footage from a car in the president’s convoy shows a truck cross over into the wrong lane in wet weather conditions, causing it to hit the president’s car.

Moldova’s State Protection and Guard Service said Mr Dodon was taken to hospital, but came away from the accident with only scratches and bruises.