Authorities said the official cause of the accident with the bus in the Kuban

The cause of the accident with the bus crashing into the sea with an unfinished pier in the Krasnodar region, was the malfunction of the braking system. About it reports a press-service rostransnadzora.

“In further consultations with the Prosecutor’s office of Krasnodar territory the decision on further participation of the service in the investigation of incident”, — added in Department.

In the case of an accident detained the bus driver Karapet Mikaelyan and entrepreneur Yuri Vacharadze, reports TASS. They are arrested until October 26.

The accident occurred on the morning of 25 August, killing 18 people, injured 24. They are all workers of “Tamanneftegas” and Contracting organization, which is engaged in construction of a pier belonging to the parent company.