MOSCOW, July 13 (Itar-Tass) - The bus crash death toll has risen to 17, spokesperson to the Emergency Situations Ministry Irina Rossius told Itar-Tass on Saturday.
“Three people died at hospital in Podolsk. At present, the death toll has risen to 17,” she added.
Another 20 people have been hospitalized with different traumas, the spokesperson said.
The KAMAZ truck carrying macadam did not let the bus pass and at a high speed crashed into its side. The bus was broken in two parts. Macadam fell from the truck onto one of the parts, a Moscow police source told Itar-Tass.