ARKHANGELSK, March 24 (Itar-Tass) - A bus with children capsized on the federal highway M-8 in the Arkhangelsk Region on Sunday. No casualties were reported according to the preliminary reports, the press service of the regional police department told Itar-Tass.
The road accident occurred at 05:50 Moscow time on Sunday at the 350th kilometre of the highway M-8 in the Shenkursky district of the Arkhangelsk Region. “The MAN bus, which was carrying 44 passengers, including 22 children, en route from Severodvinsk, skidded of the road and capsized,” the police press service reported. “Now all passengers are accommodated at a school in the settlement Shegovary,” the press service said.
The inquiry in the road accident continues. According to the preliminary reports, the driver lost control of the wheel, falling asleep behind the wheel.