U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Kelly Degnan expressed condolence over the tragic car accident on Shatili road that claimed lives of 17 people on August 23.
“On behalf of the entire community of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, I wish to express our deepest condolences for the tragic loss of seventeen lives in Shatili on August 23. We hold in our thoughts those who perished, as well as those who mourn their loss, during this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing you are not alone – you are surrounded by those who share your grief,” Ambassador Kelly Degnan said.
The car accident took place on Shatili road, near Biso village, Dusheti municipality on August 23. A passenger minibus fell over a rocky slope, from the height of approximately 80 meters. The car accident claimed lives of 17 people. The health condition of 3 people remains critical.