In Tatarstan have faced the truck and a passenger bus following on a route “Samara – Izhevsk”.
Of the 28 people who were traveling in it were killed 13, including two children, 12 had received heavy bruises and burns, the three released to outpatient treatment with minor injuries.
“In 9 km from the city of Zainsk occurred dorozhno-transport incident to participation of the truck “KAMAZ” and the passenger bus “the Neoplan” bus rollover on the carriageway and subsequent fire”, – stated in the message on the website of the Ministry.
“The bus driver in 1961 collided with moving in the passing direction the truck towed on a rigid hitch car “KAMAZ”. After the impact the bus overturned and caught fire,” – said the interior Ministry.
Information about the accident was received in the regional control centre in crisis situations at 00:40 GMT.
At 05.53 rescuers and firefighters began working to retrieve bodies of the victims.
Three victims are in serious condition, nine in serious condition.
At the scene works investigative team, the reasons of the incident.
The bus driver is alive and currently testifying, said the head of the press service of the EMERCOM in Tatarstan Andrey Rodygin.
He also said that in the zainskiy district of the Republic introduced a state of emergency municipal character.
To the place of accident flew the Prime Minister of Tatarstan Alexei Pesoshin, said Rodygin.
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