YOSHKAR-OLA, January 17. /ITAR-TASS/. Passengers from the bus that collided with a truck in the Nizhny Novgorod Region on Friday morning were carried by passing transport to Yoshkar-Ola, the press service of the Emergencies Ministry's regional department said.
At the bus station in Yoshkar-Ola, ambulance teams and psychologists of the emergencies department met the arriving buses. Passengers who needed medical care were taken to hospitals in the city.
Traffic police suppose it was the bus driver's fault. The bus ran onto the other lane.
If necessary, if medical specialists decide to evacuate injured people, the ministry's Ilyushin-76 plane with medical equipment is ready to fly out from Ramenskoye airport, located near Moscow, to Nizhny Novgorod, the official said.
Aircraft of the Emergencies Ministry's Volga regional centre were also on standby, he added.