At least 16 people died in an accident involving a bus and a train in the Vladimir region
According to local authorities, 12 people were hospitalized, two children are in intensive care.
VLADIMIR, 6 Oct. /TASS/. At least 16 people died in an accident involving a passenger bus and the train station Pokrov Vladimir region, told TASS head of the administration Cover, Vyacheslav Arakelov.
At the moment it is known about 16 victims, 34 living with two children in intensive care, 12 people, according to preliminary estimates, was taken by ambulance.Vyacheslav Arakelova administration Cover
In a press-service UMVD across the region reported that, according to preliminary data, the cause of the accident was violation of traffic rules by the bus driver.
“According to preliminary information, the bus drove on forbidding signal of a traffic light, causing the collision occurred with the train. At the scene working police officers, to clarify the identity of the victims, investigated all the circumstances. Arrived at the scene the management of UMVD of Russia across Vladimir region”, — said the police.
In the regional emergency Department said that the accident occurred at 03:39 GMT, in Petushki district in an accident hit a bus in Kazakhstan. “The collision occurred with the train which followed the route Saint Petersburg — Nizhniy Novgorod. Previously, the bus was carrying 56 people. Previously, 18 of the victims.”