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Russia: Mayor lays flowers at site of Moscow bus crash00:46

Russia: Mayor lays flowers at site of Moscow bus crash

Russian Federation, Moscow
July 15, 2013 at 11:46 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Mayor lays flowers at site of Moscow bus crash

The Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, visited Monday 15 in the Russian capital the site of a deadly crash between a city transit bus and a track, in which 18 people died and more than 31 were wounded, including 2 children.

Sobyanin laid flowers at the location and instructed the corresponding officials to improve public transport in order to avoid such accidents: "You should prepare a plan of actions to improve safety at commercial transport. Thank you."

The interim vice-mayor on housing and public utilities Petr Biruykov and interim vice-mayor on transport issues Maxim Liksutov accompanied him.

The accident occurred Saturday 13 in a part of the city referred to as "new" Moscow, an area recently incorporated into the urban border and was captured on the dashboard camera of a passing vehicle. The N1033 city transit bus crushed with a track carrying road-building supplies, shearing the bus into two sections. According to preliminary statements, the driver of the track was at fault as he did not let the bus pass through an intersection.

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Russia: Mayor lays flowers at site of Moscow bus crash

The Mayor of Moscow, Sergey Sobyanin, visited Monday 15 in the Russian capital the site of a deadly crash between a city transit bus and a track, in which 18 people died and more than 31 were wounded, including 2 children.

Sobyanin laid flowers at the location and instructed the corresponding officials to improve public transport in order to avoid such accidents: "You should prepare a plan of actions to improve safety at commercial transport. Thank you."

The interim vice-mayor on housing and public utilities Petr Biruykov and interim vice-mayor on transport issues Maxim Liksutov accompanied him.

The accident occurred Saturday 13 in a part of the city referred to as "new" Moscow, an area recently incorporated into the urban border and was captured on the dashboard camera of a passing vehicle. The N1033 city transit bus crushed with a track carrying road-building supplies, shearing the bus into two sections. According to preliminary statements, the driver of the track was at fault as he did not let the bus pass through an intersection.

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