Two passengers of the bus were taken to hospital after accident near Smolensk

© Fotolia / kichigin19 ambulance. Archive photoTwo passengers of the bus were taken to hospital after accident near Smolensk© Fotolia / kichigin19

The bus collided with a passenger car in the Smolensk region in the night of Friday, two passengers of the bus were hospitalized, told RIA Novosti the official representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the region Natalia Gureeva.

According to her, the accident occurred at about 03.30 GMT on the Federal highway M1 «Belarus».

«The driver of the Peugeot Boxer has not coped with management and has left on a strip intended for oncoming traffic where collided with the bus. As a result, in the bus two passengers were hospitalized,» — said the interviewee.

She said that after the collision, the bus drove into a ditch. According GUMCHS in the region, the accident involved a bus MAZ.

The duty of the regional Department of the traffic police, RIA Novosti said that after the accident needed assistance to the seven bus passengers, five of them hospitalization is not required. The bus, according to the Agency, Minsk accommodation, traveling from Moscow to Minsk. The Agency’s interlocutor did not specify the nationality of the victims.

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