After an accident with eight victims in St. Petersburg opened a case

© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg Liquidation of consequences of accident in the Resort district of Saint Petersburg. October 27, 2018After an accident with eight victims in St. Petersburg opened a case© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia for Saint-Petersburg

Upon failure on the Western high-speed diameter in St. Petersburg, which killed eight people has filed a criminal case, this was reported on the website of the regional interior Ministry cupola.

The criminal case was brought under part 5 of article 264 of the criminal code («Violation of traffic rules and operation of vehicles, entailed on imprudence death of the person».

According to investigators, the accident occurred on Saturday evening at the 36th kilometer WHSD, 61-year-old man who was driving the Iveco truck, collided with going in the same direction Scania, driven by 59-year-old driver. In the result, Iveco has left on an oncoming lane where it crashed into a Hyundai Starex van, which caught fire as a result.

The victims of the accident were the driver and seven people travelling in a set, the Iveco driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries, the driver of the Scania was not injured. In the Internet appeared the video of the accident scene, which you can see fire vehicles. As a result of collision the car was outside the track.