Lukyanuk reported on his Facebook page:
“Today during the tests in Pskov region of Russia two rally cars crashed. Alexey Ljaduhin died in the accident.
“Alexey Lukyanuk, Nikita Gergel and Vjacheslav Kucherov were injured. Further investigation to follow.”
It is believed Lukyanuk, who won the recent Canarias Rally in a Ford Fiesta R5, suffered a broken leg in the horrific crash.