Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Pilgrims Killed in Bus Crush in Ukraine
9.07.2012 12:30
Russian Pilgrims Killed in Bus Crush in Ukraine

14 Russian pilgrims were killed and 22 were seriously injured after a bus crush on the road between Chernigov and Kiev, Ukraine, the Emergencies Ministry said.

      The bus was carrying 45 passengers from Central Russia’s Pskov Region to the Ukraine’s Pochayiv Lavra Monastery. Such weekend trips are usual for Russian believers who spend their summer time visiting different churches, monasteries and holy sites. According to preliminary data, the bus with pilgrims was riding on a straight road when suddenly swerved off the road crashing into a ditch. 

      According to one of the investigation’s preliminary versions, the accident took place as the driver had fallen asleep eventually losing control of the vehicle. However, both the driver and his assistant said the bus had been cut by a white car. They tried to avoid the stroke but ran into the ditch. Both version are under investigation right now.

      Russian Emergencies Ministry has already sent several special aircrafts for operative bringing of the most seriously injured people to the Russian and Ukrainian central hospitals. According to the spokesman for the ministry said that one of the planes, Ilyushin Il-76, brought 14 people, who suffered serious injuries. The plane was met by 20 ambulance engines, which immediately took the injured to various hospitals of Moscow.

      Today, on July 9, Russia marks the Day of Mourning for the victims of the bus crash in Ukraine and also 171 people killed in a devastating flood in Russia's Krasnodar region


      

Sources: RIA Novosti Lenta.ru Image: society.lib.ua


Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: tragedy Russia-Ukraine bus crash Russian people  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Attendance at Moscow Shopping Centers Decreased
09.06.2020
Renovation of the Central Telegraph in Moscow will be Carried out by the World Famous British Architect
26.05.2020
Kaliningrad will Cancel the Observation for Tourists
17.06.2020
Recreation Centers of the Sverdlovsk Region will Suspend Work until Summer
06.04.2020
Faberlic is Ready to Start Producing Disinfectants and Donate them to Doctors for Free
18.03.2020



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share


TAGS:
Russian tourism  Tolstoy Weekend Festival  Plyos  Russian companies  Russian singers  Exhibitions in Moscow  Folk Arts and Crafts  Ministry of Agriculture  Russian writers  Russian Cinema  nuclear reactor  Pskov Oblast  Russian government  travel to Russia  migration in Russia  Moscow  Russian universities  education  Aleksey Koltsov  medicine  St. Petersburg  Winzavod  Canada  Masha and the Bear  Rosa Khutor  All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography  Russian places of interest  Federal Agency for Financial Markets  Personal Choice  Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts  Wood Carving  Ryazan Region  Liberal Democratic Party  Book Tickets for Ballet  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Festivals in Moscow  Agrippina Vaganova  Ufa  Spacecrafts  Russian business  protest actions  Paul I of Russia  Debtors  Arctic Circle  Legal Services in Russia  Russian regions  Smirotvorets  coronavirus  Books  Power plant  


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites