The Prosecutor’s office found out circumstances of road accident with a train and a tractor near Penza

© Volga transport Procuratorate, who went towards the train near PenzaThe Prosecutor’s office found out circumstances of road accident with a train and a tractor near Penza© Privolzhskiy transport Prosecutor’s office

Accidents involving tractor and train in the Penza region has occurred due to the fact that the tractor driver drove on forbidding signal of a semaphore and began to move towards the approaching composition, said Saturday the Volga transport Prosecutor’s office.

Earlier it was reported that a tractor and a passenger train №311 «Novorossiysk – Vorkuta» collided on Friday on a 106 kilometre railway stretch «Prikazna» – «Crossing 109 km» in Bessonovsky area of the Penza region, in the 42-year-old tractor died. According Kuibyshev railway (branch of RZD), the passengers of the train and the locomotive crew has not suffered, but there was a delay of the train.

«According to preliminary data, the driver who drove the personal tractor «Belarus», left on a railway crossing, not paying attention to the warning signals sound and light alarm on the approach of a train and pointed the tractor toward moving in the direction of Penza passenger train», — is spoken in the message.

Prosecutor’s office is in this fact check. The preliminary cause of the accident called the gross violation of traffic rules by the driver of the tractor.

At the time of the accident the train was traveling passenger 374 adults and 55 children. «Complaints from passengers have been received, the locomotive of the train received some damage… and at the railway station «Penza» was replaced with a serviceable locomotive. The size of the damage, including the railway crossing, is specified», — stated in the message.

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