MOSCOW, October 8. /TASS/. A truck explosion on the Crimean Bridge killed three people, the Russian Investigative Committee said in a statement on Saturday.
"According to preliminary information, the incident killed three people, presumably the passengers of a car that was driving by the truck that exploded on the bridge. The bodies of a woman and a man were recovered from the water, their identities are being established," the statement reads.
A truck exploded on the Crimean Bridge on Saturday morning, causing several fuel tanks of a railway train to catch fire. Two spans of the road bridge collapsed but a lane leading from Crimea to the Krasnodar Region reportedly remained intact. Traffic on the road and railway parts of the bridge was suspended. The Russian government formed a commission to look into the incident.