The presidential envoy in the Siberian Federal district took on personal control the case of an accident in Transbaikalia

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in photobacteria Menyailo. Archival photoThe presidential envoy in the Siberian Federal district took on personal control the case of an accident in Transbaikalia© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Plenipotentiary representative of Russian President in the Siberian Federal district Sergey Menyailo personally supervises the investigation of accidents in TRANS-Baikal territory, the press service of the envoy.

«Sergei Menyailo expressed condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured in a traffic accident in Zabaykalsky Krai… Plenipotentiary representative took personal control of the investigation of a traffic accident and is instructed to render necessary assistance to the families of those killed and injured», — stated in the message.

On Sunday evening 702-kilometer Federal highway «Baikal» overturned bus with pilgrims. According to the revised data of the Ministry of health of the Baikal region, the bus was carrying 51 people from the village Baranovichi to Chita. According to the latest data, 11 people were killed. As reported in the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation, injuring about 40 people, the condition 34 is estimated as heavy and the heaviest. One person is in a coma.

As reported by RIA Novosti the representative of the regional Department of the MIA of Russia Larisa Martynova, in connection with the accident the police opened a criminal case on violation of traffic rules and operation of vehicles.

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