“The number of people injured in an accident with a bus in the Sverdlovsk region has increased to 15 people,” the department said.

The Ministry of Health of the Sverdlovsk Region reported that assistance was provided to 14 citizens, they did not need hospitalization.

“Of the 54 people (who were traveling on the bus. - RT ), 14. there were 14 people who were hospitalized for medical help,” Interfax quotes the press secretary of the department Konstantin Shestakov on Facebook.

Previously reported seven injured in the accident.

On the morning of December 14, a custom bus traveling from Perm to Yekaterinburg flew into a ditch on a highway in the Sverdlovsk Region and rolled over. According to preliminary data, the driver fell asleep at the wheel.

The coordinator of the Blue Buckets movement, Peter Shkumatov, in an interview with the NSN, confirmed the need to use seat belts in public transport.