On the route Tyumen – Khanty-Mansiysk, where the accident occurred, traffic was restored

На трассе Тюмень - Ханты-Мансийск, где произошло ДТП, восстановили движение

Movement on the Federal highway R-404 Tyumen — Khanty-Mansiysk, where an accident with a bus carrying children restored, said the Agency.

On the route Tyumen — Khanty-Mansiysk collided with a bus, a truck and two cars, killing 12 people. According to local authorities, the bus was carrying children team, which returned from the competition in sports acrobatics from Khanty-Mansiysk to Surgut. According to the Ural regional center of EMERCOM of the Russian Federation, from 23 hospitalized — 20 children.

“The traffic on the Federal highway R-404 Tyumen — Khanty-Mansiysk restored. At 15.30 (local time) the road was made clearing the cover of snow, which is confirmed by the data of the GLONASS system installed on all road vehicles of the contractor PKU “Uralpribor”. Just for clearing and processing the road P-404 attracted 117 units of road machinery. Forces PKU “Uralpribor” was organized by alerting drivers about accidents for 15-channel VHF range”, — stated in the message of Agency.

“About to 20.17 19.45 (local time, GMT to 17.45 18.17), in the period of the investigation, traffic in the area was closed to all modes of transport. Currently, the site traffic police organized reverse movement”, — stated in the release.