Today in Saratov there was a traffic accident involving a public bus number 57. According to preliminary data, in the evening of the accident, the driver, riding a car with passengers in the cabin, allowed a collision with a signpost. As a result of the accident, 15 people were injured, including the driver and a 16-year-old passenger. The victims received medical assistance, their condition is being specified. The investigating authorities of the Russian Investigative Committee for Saratov oblast organized a procedural inspection on this fact.
Mr. A.I. Bastrykin, Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed Mr. Govorunov A.Yu., Head of the Investigative Directorate of the Russian Investigative Committee for Saratov oblast, to provide a report on the circumstances of the accident. The inspection is a subject to control in the Main Investigative Directorate of the Department.