SAMARA, January 21 (Itar-Tass) — As many as 38 people sought medical assistance after a bus crash in Russia’s Samara region, which killed one person. Twenty people were hospitalized, a spokesman for the regional health ministry said on Monday.
“As many as 31 people were taken for examination to the regional hospital, of which 18 were hospitalized. Five are in serious condition. Seven more people came to medical institutions on their own. Two of them were hospitalized,” the spokesman said.
According to earlier reports, the accident accident took place at about 09:00 a.m. Moscow time on Monday at the 110th kilometer of the Samara-Ulyanovsk highway, near the settlement of Borma. The driver of a heavy duty MAN truck lost control of the vehicle and rammed a Neoplan bus with pilgrims who were returning to Samara from a trip to the settlement of Bulgary. The bus driver was killed.
An investigation is underway.