On Monday, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin got in a minor car accident in Moscow’s northwestern suburb of Novogorsk, where Dynamo Moscow’s and Team Russia’s training facilities are located.
As first reported by super.ru, Ovechkin “lost control” (super.ru’s words) of his white Mercedes-Benz G-Class as he was trying to pass a Toyota Highlander. Then, allegedly, the two cars collided. The drivers were fine, but the cars suffered minor damage. Starandstar.ru reports that the drivers resolved the situation on their own, leaving the site minutes after the crash, and not involving the police.