A regular bus with 40 passengers overturned in the Irkutsk region, a regular bus with 40 passengers overturned in the Irkutsk region, the regional prosecutor’s office reported.
The Golden Dragon bus was traveling from Ust-Kut to Irkutsk. Near the village of Kutulik, he drove off the road and overturned. According to preliminary information, the driver did not notice warning signs about road works. At the time of the accident, there were 40 people in the vehicle, including a 17-year-old teenager.
As a result of the accident, seven people were injured. “Six people sought medical help. The causes and circumstances of the incident are being established,” the report says.
According to the main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the region, one of the passengers, a 58-year-old man, was hospitalized. The rest of the victims received minor injuries. After medical examination, they were discharged. The prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation in connection with the incident.
A similar case occurred in December 2021, when a bus with children traveling to competitions was involved in an accident in the Yaroslavl region and overturned. The driver and 12 children born in 2012 were taken to the hospital.