The investigative committee of the Russian Federation

In Sverdlovsk Region, a probe launched into rendering of services that do not meet safety requirements

On June 10, 2021 a road accident occurred in Gornyy settlement of Lesnoy Closed Administrative-Territorial Unit entailing death of 6 persons and injuring of several citizens. The accident happened with a bus that was carrying several dozens of citizens. The bus had a malfunction while driving. As a result, the driver of the vehicle lost control and the bus ran into people who were walking to work at a local enterprise. All the victims were pedestrians. Five other persons, also from among pedestrians, received wounds. All the injured are provided with required medical treatment. The Sverdlovsk Regional Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia launched a probe into this matter under Part 3 of Article 238 of the Criminal Code of Russia (rendering of services that do not meet requirements for the safety of life and health of consumers, entailing by negligence death of two or more persons). 

At present an investigative group of several investigators and forensic investigators of the local investigative department of the Committee are working on site. The accident scene is being inspected, items and documents are seized, documents concerning transportation of citizens have been requested and subject to analysis, victims and witnesses of the accident are being questioned. Required forensic examinations, including motor mechanic (to detect possible bus malfunction) and forensic (to establish exact causes of death and determine level of severity of health damage inflicted to the injured citizen) are appointed. The criminal investigation is ongoing.

Operative footage: https://youtu.be/-fb9acawmmQ

10 June 09:27

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