According to RT
, the accident took place on Monday night when a man witnessed a woman and her husband plunge their Volvo through a fence into the Yauza River. He stopped his car and jumped into the waters to save the couple.
The man, identified only as a businessman from the Moscow Region, was able to save the 27-year-old woman driver, but sadly, her husband drowned.
When the man returned to where he'd left his car, a luxury Audi Q7
, it was gone.
reported, Tatyana Petrova, a police spokeswoman, said, "he forgot to lock his car and unidentified persons stole it."
“I don’t even have apartment keys now. I wonder how I get home. At least the car was insured,” RT reported he commented to the LifeNews tabloid website.
The car is reported to be valued at about 2.9 million rubles (approximately US$90,000).
There is no word in media reports on the condition of the woman he saved.