Collision of bus and truck in the Mikhailovsky district of the Ryazan region has occurred due to the fact that the truck driver went on overtaking or fell asleep at the wheel. On Thursday, April 6, reports TASS with reference to the representative of regional Department of the MIA of Russia.
“The weather conditions could not stop him. The road surface is also okay. There are two versions: either fell asleep at the wheel or was overtaking,” said he. The driver will be interrogated once the doctors give him medical assistance.
The accident occurred in the 215-kilometer Federal highway M6 “Kaspiy” on Wednesday, April 5, at about 23:30. According to preliminary data, the truck with the numbers of the Tambov region has left on an oncoming lane where there was a head-on collision with a bus that followed the route Moscow-Elista.
Killed the driver and the passenger of the bus, another 31 people were taken in St. Michael Central regional hospital. After examination in the hospital, there are 13 passengers, including two children, RIA Novosti reported.