“Currently, as a result of the accident, seven people died and 28 were injured,” the message said.
As TASS reports with reference to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, there were 35 people in the bus, including the driver.
The press service of the SC SU in the region announced the initiation of a criminal case after an accident under Article 238 of the Criminal Code of Russia ("Provision of services that do not meet safety requirements").
Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported that after an accident near Yaroslavl a case was opened on the fact of violation of the rules of the road and the operation of vehicles.
According to the traffic police, the truck driver traveled to the oncoming lane.