Rescuers found the body of the 18th victim in road accident with bus in the Kuban

© RIA Novosti / MOE Opperate in fotobanka Kuban bus with the workers fell into the seaRescuers found the body of the 18th victim in road accident with bus in the Kuban© RIA Novosti / MOE Opperate the image Bank

Rescuers brought to the surface the body of the 18th victim as a result of falling into water bus in the Kuban. He was a resident of the city of Temryuk of Krasnodar region, told RIA Novosti the southern regional emergency center.

On Friday a bus carrying workers of a Contracting organization and the company «Tamanneftegas», turned off the highway and overturned in the sea. According to the MOE, among the victims were residents of four regions of Russia: Bashkortostan, Krasnodar region, the Crimea and Kostroma region. All of it came from the watch.

The bus was carrying about 50 people, more than 30 were rescued. In the area were sent to neurosurgeons, traumatologists, Intensivists, thoracic surgeons.

At the moment in hospitals there are 19 people, the other has to go home. With the victims and their families work psychological and psychiatric brigade.

The investigation continues

The preliminary cause of the accident is violation of traffic rules.

Two criminal cases under article «Violation of traffic rules and operation of vehicles» and «Provision of servants not meet safety requirements».

Investigators interrogated as suspects the driver (he survived) and the individual entrepreneur, which provided a bus to transport workers.

The carrier will also check the Fes, Rostransnadzor and Rosmorrechflot.


The social insurance Fund previously reported that it would pay the families of the victims who were insured against accidents, one million roubles, victims with serious injuries will be paid for treatment.

In the Krasnodar region on 26 August declared mourning. Broadcasters and cultural organizations working in the region, has recommended to cancel entertainment events and programs.