05 of August. Day (15 hours local time) on 125-kilometer route Khabarovsk – Komsomolsk-on-Amur in the lake Gussie, faced two passenger buses 301 and 304 routes. According to the Ministry of internal Affairs of the region, the accident killed 16 people, including a child and one of the four drivers. Three children are in serious condition. At the time of the accident in the bus there were 72 people: 68 passengers and 4 drivers.
06 August 2015 in the region declared a day of mourning for the dead passengers. In the photo of eyewitnesses of the tragedy is hard to watch: twisted buses with broken Windows, piles of rubble, women with children on hands, barely covered bodies.
One of the buses from a powerful shot flew far beyond the track. The second bus "pressed" to the bump on the opposite side of the road.
The injured and the bodies were recovered, emergency workers using hydraulic equipment. Sandwiched were 37 people. Four helicopters were delivered in hospitals of the regional center victims.
Condition of 13 of the victims doctors assessed as severe, the rest – injuries of moderate and mild severity. For those who need high-tech help to the medical institutions of Moscow. The order gave the Minister of health of Russia Veronika Skvortsova.
According to preliminary data, the driver of one of buses (EN route from Komsomolsk-on-Amur to Khabarovsk), violating rules, left on "oncoming traffic line", circling road equipment repairing the road, and head-on collided with another bus. Both drivers were sober.
The route Khabarovsk – Komsomolsk-on-Amur, the far East has long been nicknamed the "road of death". "The track needs serious renovation. It is necessary to expand the highway to two lanes with a dividing strip, to build highway," laments one of komsomolchan.
The fact of the accident two criminal cases on the violation of traffic Rules and operation of vehicles and on the provision of services that do not meet the requirements of safety of life and health.
All of the victims and to the government of the region shall provide the necessary assistance – deals with these specially formed Commission. Relatives of the victims will receive 500 thousand rubles, the victims – about 200 thousand rubles. This was announced by the Governor of Khabarovsk territory Vyacheslav Shport.