14 killed in Russian bus-truck collision
Saturday, March 28, 2009
"According to our latest information, 14 people died -- the driver of the truck and 13 people on the bus," said a spokeswoman for the. The crash occurred in , a district 100 kilometres (60 miles) to Moscow's east.
The crash occurred on the Moscow-Novgorod-Ufa highway, and the death toll may yet rise as the burnt-out wreckage makes identifications difficult. The death toll has already been revised from 25. A criminal investigation has been launched regarding possible violations of traffic laws.
It is unclear where the vehicles were going. Reports suggest both were headed towards Moscow. It is thought that the truck left its lane and crossed into the path of the bus.
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