Tatarstan announced mourning after the death of 13 people in an accident
KAZAN, 2 Jun — RIA Novosti, Irina Durnitsyna. President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov signed a decree declaring the Republic of mourning on July 2 in connection with the deaths of 13 people in a road accident with a bus and a truck at night on a Sunday.
The message on road accident with participation of the truck “KAMAZ” and the passenger bus “the Neoplan” nine kilometers from the city of Zainsk were received in 0.40 GMT on Sunday. The bus followed the route Samara — Izhevsk, there were 28 people. As a result of collision the bus overturned on the roadway and caught fire. According to Ministry of health of Tatarstan killed 13 people, including two children, 15 injured (12 of them were hospitalized).
Upon road accident criminal case under article “violation of traffic rules and operation of vehicles, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons” and “rendering services not meeting requirements of safety of life and health of consumers, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons.” Currently solves a question on arrest of the truck driver and two bus drivers.
“Expressing sorrow for the victims as a result dorozhno-transport incident in the zainskiy district… decide to declare on 2 July, a day of mourning in the Republic of Tatarstan”, — stated in the decree of the President.
According to the decree, a day of mourning throughout the territory of the Republic will be lowered national flags of Tatarstan, broadcasters and cultural institutions proposed to cancel entertainment programs and events.
Earlier, on behalf of the President of Tatarstan to the place of accident flew the Prime Minister Aleksey Pesoshin.
According to the interior Ministry, the driver of the bus in 1961 collided with moving in the passing direction the truck towed on a rigid hitch car “KAMAZ”. According to one version, voiced by the regional investigation Department of the RF IC, the bus driver was blinded by the headlights of the truck.
The interior Ministry also notes that the exact number were in the cabin of the bus passengers currently, it turns out, since it is known that the driver in the path tucked companions.