Rostransnadzor will create a Commission to investigate the accident in Transbaikalia

© Photo : MOE RussianAcademy EMERCOM of Russia to eliminate the consequences of an accident in Zabaykalsky KraiRostransnadzor will create a Commission to investigate the accident in Transbaikalia© Photo : Russian emergencies Ministry

The Minister of transport of the Russian Federation Maxim Sokolov instructed the Federal Agency for transport supervision to create the Commission on investigation of causes of a major accident with a bus on the highway «Baikal» Chita – Irkutsk, according to the website of the Ministry of transport.

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. Earlier it was reported that 35 of them were injured, 14 people died, two refused hospitalization.

«Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov instructed the Federal Agency for transport supervision to create the Commission on investigation of causes of accident. In addition, the scene of the accident sent the staff of the Federal road Agency, which will participate in the work of the interdepartmental Commission on investigation of circumstances of road accident», — is spoken in the message.

On Tuesday, a source in emergency services of the region told RIA Novosti that 33 people remain in hospital after a major accident. According to the MOE, to eliminate the consequences of the accident involved more than 130 people and 40 units of equipment, including three aircraft.

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