A criminal case is launched onto the accident on Crimean Bridge

The Main Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia launched a criminal investigation in connection with the accident occurred on Crimean Bridge. According to preliminary information, this morning a truck was blown up on the automobile part of the Crimean Bridge from the side of the Taman Peninsula, which resulted in the ignition of seven fuel tanks of a train heading towards the Crimean Peninsula. As a result, two car spans partially collapsed.

On the instruction of Mr. A.I. Bastrykin, Chairman of the IC of Russia, forensic experts from the Main Forensic Directorate (Forensic Center) and Officers of the Forensic Expert Center of the Russian Investigative Committee left for the scene.

Investigators of the Russian Investigative Committee are detecting all the circumstances of the incident and identifying the persons involved in the crime.