On August 14, 2022, a pleasure boat carrying the owner of the vessel and two passengers collided with a metal support in the water area of the Zhdanovka River in St. Petersburg. It was a result of violations committed while operating the boat. Passengers received injuries of varying severity, they are currently placed in a medical facility. The investigating authorities of the Western Interregional Investigation Department for Transport of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation launched a criminal case on the offense prescribed in Part 1, Article 238 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (provision of services that do not meet the requirements of the safety of life or health of consumers).
The Chairman of the IC of Russia instructed Mr. Perepelitsyn A.A., acting. head of the Western Interregional Investigation Department for Transport of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, to report on the situation. The investigation of the criminal case is a subject to control in the Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia.