The Chairman of Investigative Committee of Russia instructed the first deputy head of Altai Territorial Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia I.V. Kolesnichenko to report on all the circumstances of the accident that killed three schoolchildren, in which the regional investigation department is investigating a criminal case under Part 5 of Article 264 of the Criminal Code.
According to investigators, the day of November 29, 2021 there was a collision of a car and a snowplow train at a railway crossing in the Talmensky area. As a result three 8-year-old children - a girl and two boys - were killed, the driver and another child were hospitalized in a serious condition in a medical institution. It was found that a secondary school teacher was behind the wheel of the vehicle, taking the students home.
The Altai Territorial Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia is also conducting an investigation into the fact of improper organization of travel of schoolchildren to and from the place of study. During the audit, investigators will have to make a legal assessment of the actions of officials in the education system as to their negligence.
A.I. Bastrykin requests the progress of investigation of the probe and the assessment to be supervised by the Central Office of the Committee.