On September 14, 2019 the traffic accident involving a passenger bus happened on a road cloth of Gavrilo-Yamsky District near Yaroslavl inflicting deaths and injuries of people. Upon this fact the Yaroslavl Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia launched a probe into committing of offence under Article 238 of the Criminal Code of Russia (rendering of services which do not meet safety standards).
So far it is known that the PAZ passenger bus collided on a truck coming from the opposite lane. According to preliminary data, seven persons were killed and twenty persons including a child were injured. The information about the victims will be revised.
Investigators and forensics experts of the Yaroslavl Regional Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia are working on site, the Head of the Regional Directorate arrived to coordinate their activities. As part of investigation, investigators will arrange a number of forensics examinations and perform a set of investigative activities in order to re-create what might have happened and to establish causes of the traffic accident. The criminal investigation is ongoing.