In Petersburg have arrested the driver of the Scania, who is accused of a fatal accident

© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg Liquidation of consequences of accident in the Resort district of Saint Petersburg. October 27, 2018In Petersburg have arrested the driver of the Scania, who is accused of a fatal accident© Photo : EMERCOM of Russia for Saint-Petersburg

A court in St. Petersburg on Monday arrested two months of Scania truck driver accused of road accident 8 dead, reports the United press service of the city courts (OPS).

According to investigators, the accident occurred on Saturday evening at the 36th kilometer WHSD faced trucks Iveco and Scania. In the result, Iveco has left on an oncoming lane where it crashed into a Hyundai Starex van, which caught fire.

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.

«Kuibyshev district court of St.-Petersburg made a decision about election of a measure of restraint in form of detention in respect of the Romualdas Rapsas, accused of committing a crime under part 5 of article 264 criminal code (violation of traffic regulations and operation of vehicles, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons) for a period of 2 month, 26 Dec 2018», — stated in the message.


As believes a consequence, Rapes, operating technically serviceable car Scania with trailer, followed by the Western high-speed diameter in the direction from the ring road to the village of Beloostrov. In terms of daylight hours, dry pavement of Rapes chose the speed of 80 km/h, which did not provide him with the possibility of sufficient control over the movement of the vehicle, could not stand the necessary distance to moving in the same direction of Iveco with the trailer and made him a collision. As a result of collision Iveco left on a strip of oncoming traffic where made collision with the Hyundai. In the accident the Hyundai caught fire, the driver and 7 passengers of the car received injuries from which he died at the scene, the report says.

The prisoner admitted his guilt partially.


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