Police names preliminary cause of car accident in Bashkiria

Police names preliminary cause of car accident in Bashkiria

19 people were injured in the car accident, including three children.

The bus driver in Bashkir Sterlitamak chose an unsafe traffic speed under extreme driving conditions, the MIA in the Republic of Bashkortostan reported.

During the accident, there was packed snow, drifts, and sleet on the road.

“The driver lost control of the vehicle on a roundabout, as a result of which he drove into a power pole. There might have been a discrepancy between the vehicle’s speed and road conditions.

Medical examination showed that the driver was sober,” the MIA press service told TASS.

The bus drove into a power pole. 19 people were injured in the car accident, including three children. Two injured people are in serious condition. The route was performed by a state carrier; the driver has 25 years of experience.

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