The tragedy in Yugra: what is known about the death of riding in the competitions of children

The tragedy in Yugra: what is known about the death of riding in the competitions of children

In the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous area (Yugra) has faced the truck and bus competition back children team in sports acrobatics. According to recent reports, killed 11 children and an adult. Police reported that the bus driver seven times over two years violated traffic regulations.

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31 km from Khanty-Mansiysk, on the Federal highway Tyumen — Khanty-Mansiysk on Sunday, December 4, a major accident: collided with a truck, a passenger bus and two cars. In the bus, as reported by the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR), there were 32 passengers, including 29 children, who were returning in Nefteyugansk of the Khanty-Mansiysk competition in sports acrobatics.

Videoof road accident with children in Yugra: 12 dead and 23 wounded

The collision killed 12 people, reported the regional Department of the Ministry of internal Affairs and Department of EMERCOM in KHMAO, without specifying how many among the victims were children and how many adults. According to recent reports, the victims were 11 children and one adult. This was reported late Sunday evening TASS with reference to the operational headquarters for elimination of consequences of accident.

“Ten people, including nine children, were killed on the spot. One child died on the way to the hospital. Another child died in hospital,” — said the Agency interlocutor. He added that in regional clinical hospital of Khanty-Mansiysk, according to updated figures, was hospitalized six adults and 16 children. Among hospitalized drivers of bus and truck, reported the press Secretary of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Khanty Olga Abalakina.

Initially in the hospital after the accident has caused 24 people (six adults and 18 children), but two of them required hospitalization, said the chief doctor of the District hospital Vsevolod Koltsov. “Patients are heavy — four have been operated on”, — he said.

The bus from the competition drove the pupils of Nefteyugansk SDUSSHOR Siberian, 12-14 years, said “SurgutInformTV”.

Residents of Nefteyugansk are toys and candles to the building of SDYUSSHOR “Siberian”

— SurgutInformTV (@surgutinformtv) on 4 December 2016.

The causes of the accident

On Sunday, the regional interior Ministry reported that, according to preliminary data, the collision with the truck allowed the driver of the bus lost control. The name of the bus driver the police did not disclose, saying only that we are talking about the inhabitants of Nefteyugansk in 1969 and held a driving licence since 1994 and the right to control all categories of vehicles.

According to police, over the past two years, he was seven times brought to administrative responsibility for violation of traffic rules: once under article 12.18 of the administrative code (failure to provide advantage in movement to pedestrians or other road users), and twice in V. 12.6 of the administrative code (violation of rules of application of seat belts or motorcycle helmets) and four — under article 12.5 KoAP (management of the vehicle in the presence of malfunctions or conditions at which operation of vehicles is prohibited, or vehicle, which illegally installed identification mark “Disabled person”).

Other possible causes of the accident, regional police called the failure to comply with the drivers side window, and bad weather — heavy snowfall. On the morning of December 4 the district police have recommended drivers to refrain from traveling outside the settlements in the region due to adverse weather conditions. “It’s not a travel ban, but a recommendation. Drivers had to make their own decision on trips,” said TASS in the Department of propaganda of the Ministry.

The source of “Interfax” in the emergency services said that the drivers of the truck and bus “in adverse weather conditions, given the icy highway” “are unable to react during an emergency road situation and made a collision”.

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, a bus carrying children, belonged to a private person and not accounted for in any fleet, it was driven by driver-a private trader. “Checks of a driver’s license for the right of transportation of children” — said the source.

According to preliminary data, the drivers of the truck and the bus at the time of the accident was sober, told “Interfax” press Secretary of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Khanty Olga Abalakina.

Investigators “are inclined to believe that the bus driver lost control of the vehicle that caused the accident,” said the official representative of SKR Svetlana Petrenko. “However, in the framework of a criminal investigation, they have to establish an objective picture of what happened and to check all the surrounding circumstances, including poor visibility and bad weather conditions”, — stated in the statement Petrenko, published on the website of the TFR.

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A criminal case on the fact of road accident is brought under part 5 of article 264 of the criminal code and part 3 of article 238 of the criminal code (violation of traffic rules, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons providing services not meeting safety requirements).

The bus driver, after a car accident taken to hospital to be questioned as a suspect, then investigators will decide on his detention, reported “Interfax” with reference to the press service of the regional investigation Department of the TFR in the evening on 4 December.

According to investigators, the children were not aligned properly and provided with routes such support was absent, noted in the TFR.

In turn, the mayor of Nefteyugansk Sergey Degtyarev said the site that already informed the representatives of the investigation all he knows.

With regard to the issue of police escorts for the bus, which moved children, it turns out here that: at hand I have is a document, which States that to accompany a single bus inspectors can’t. The bus should be at least three. That’s all I can say.Sergei Degtyareva Nefteyugansk


The rules of the organized transport groups of children by buses approved by the government resolution of 17 December 2013 No. 1177.

According to the document, no later than two days before traveling to division of the state traffic Inspectorate must be sent the notice about an organized carriage of groups of children – in the case where the carriage is one or two buses.

If the carriage is composed of at least three buses, the traffic Police needs to be applied to the support vehicles.

The reaction of the authorities

President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed his condolences to the families of the victims. The evening of 4 December in Khanty-Mansiysk went to the Minister of health Veronika Skvortsova and the head of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin.

In KHMAO 5 Dec declared a day of mourning — the corresponding order was signed by the Governor Natalia Komarova.

As reported on the website of the regional administration, the main temple of Ugra — the temple of Resurrection of Christ in Khanty-Mansiysk is held a mourning service for the dead.

From the reserve Fund of the government of Ugra to the families of the victims will be paid 1 million rubles as one-time financial assistance, reported on the website of the regional administration. Families of victims will receive from 100 thousand to 300 thousand roubles, depending on degree of injury.