“At 12:45 (10:45 Moscow time - RT ) on Maxim Gorky Street in Orenburg, a driver born in 1961, driving a PAZ bus, left the carriageway to the right in the direction of travel, followed by a collision with the power line support,” quotes the representative of the State traffic inspectorate TASS.

According to the regional Ministry of Health, three victims were hospitalized, one of them is in serious condition.

“Nine people sought medical help, one in serious condition, two on average - they were hospitalized,” the press service of the department said.

Six more injured were slightly injured and after inspection were released home.

In total, the bus that followed route No. 102 “Nizhny Pavlovka - Orenburg” contained 12 passengers.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.

Earlier, a case was opened in Transbaikalia after an accident involving a minibus in which seven people were killed.

In August, URA.RU reported that five people were injured in a tram and bus collision in Perm.