The faulty brakes. The cause of the accident with the bus in the Kuban

© Photo : RUPTLYДТП with a bus in the Krasnodar regionThe faulty brakes. The cause of the accident with the bus in the Kuban© Photo : RUPTLY

The cause of the accident in the Kuban, which killed 18 people was the failure of the brakes of the bus. It is reported by the Federal Agency for transport supervision.

«The cause of the accident was a fault in the brake system of a motor vehicle. In further consultations with the supervision of office of public Prosecutor of Krasnodar territory the decision on further participation of the Service in investigating this incident,» reads the website of the Department.

Suspects arrested

Earlier SK the cause of the accident was violation of traffic rules. A criminal case under article «Violation of rules of exploitation of vehicles and services that do not meet safety requirements».

The suspects are the surviving bus driver Karapet Mikaelyan and individual entrepreneur Yury Vacharadze that provided services on the distribution of workers. On Saturday the court took them both into custody.

What happened

On Friday the bus carrying the workers from the watch on a closed area of the company «Transneftegaz», fell into the sea. 18 people were killed, 33 rescued.

According to the Ministry, among the dead — the inhabitants of four regions: Bashkortostan, Krasnodar region, the Crimea and Kostroma region. A source in the emergencies Ministry reported that on Saturday morning on the surface of the raised body of the 18th victim in a car accident. According to the Agency, is a resident of the city of Temryuk of Krasnodar Krai.

At the moment all victims are provided with medical assistance. At the Central hospital of the city of Temryuk reported that four workers are in serious condition. In the regional center was visited by leading doctors of the region, headed by the Minister of health of Kuban Evgeny Filippov.

A day of mourning

The regional authorities have declared Saturday a day of mourning for those killed in the accident. The heads of districts were instructed to lower the flags and abandon entertainment. Local TV has stopped broadcasting entertainment programs.

In the social insurance Fund has declared that families of victims of road accident, accident insurance, will receive compensation in the amount of 1 million rubles. The victims will be paid for expensive treatment.

The governors of Kuban region and Kostroma region have also promised to provide targeted financial and cash assistance to the families of the victims. In addition, regional governments have assumed the costs of organizing the funeral.