In the case of a Bus accident in Siberia that killed at least 19 people. Probably due to a ruptured tire, the driver lost control over the Bus near the town of Sretensk to the East of lake Baikal.
as a result, the Bus with 43 pass of passengers on Board, a Barrier was broken, and was plunged six metres from a bridge on a frozen river, with divided authorities on Sunday.
On the recordings of the TV channel Ren-TV was to see how rescue workers tried to rescue Survivors from the overturned Bus. According to the authorities, more than 70 rescue workers were in use.
On images to see in addition to, such as the heavily damaged Bus is located on the roof on the ice. A further 21 people were injured, some of them difficult. Among the Victims were media reports of children. Details were not initially known. The temperatures in the Region of Zabajkalsk, where the disaster struck, were on Sunday at minus 18 degrees; the river was covered with a thick layer of ice. The authorities opened an investigation to clarify whether any safety regulations were adhered to.
traffic accidents in Russia often. Often they are the result of drunk drivers, the poor condition of the roads and disregard of traffic rules. In recent years, the number of road deaths has fallen to around 20'000 per year. (sda)
Created: 01.12.2019, 13:36 PM