Arrested the owner of capsized near Kaluga bus

Arrested the owner of capsized near Kaluga bus

The owner of the bus that overturned in the Kaluga region when transporting children, is detained. This was reported on the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia.

The official representative office, Svetlana Petrenko, said that it appeared to be an individual entrepreneur from the city Yartsevo Smolensk region. He was arrested in a criminal case under part 3 of article 238 of the RF criminal code (Rendering services not meeting requirements of safety, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons).

The accident occurred on February 3 at 09:15 Moscow time on the 128-kilometer road Kaluga — Vyazma. The bus in which there were, according to 45 people, including 31 children, drove into a ditch and overturned. According to the latest data, the accident killed seven people, including four children.

Preliminary causes of the accident called human factor and technical malfunction of the bus. The investigators also raised doubts about the legal purity of the documents stating that the car passed the inspection.