Illustrative photo, not related to today's tragedy
A heavy-duty dump truck crashed into a convoy of four buses with military personnel. Initially, information was received about two dead and ten injured, but then it became known, that the number of victims increased to four.
The accident happened on 27 kilometer of Novorizhskoe highway. Column of PAZ buses, which transported conscripts, moved towards Moscow, when she was rammed by a dump truck. According to preliminary information, the driver lost control and, failing to hold the car, crashed into a convoy of buses at high speed.
The video of the accident was posted on his Twitter page by Dmitry Aleshkovsky, head of the "Need Help" Foundation.
Several buses with conscripts are smashed. The young boys died.
– he commented on the scary footage.
One of the buses actually turned into a heap of metal. Two more were also damaged.. The column belongs to the training center from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, who trains drivers for the army. Transport belonged to the military unit 83446.
The dump truck flew into a convoy of four buses with servicemen on 27 km of Novorizhskoe highway in the direction of Moscow. Two people died and ten were injured pic.twitter.com/CR6oIkF8Sv
— lifenews_ru (@lifenews_ru) January 11, 2021
26-summer dump truck driver detained by police. According to him, he was rubbing something and distracted from the road.
The editorial board of Voennoye Obozreniye expresses condolences to the relatives of the killed servicemen.
used photos:Defense Ministry