2009 Rostov-on-Don bus crash

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Rostov bus crash
Rostov in Russia.svg
Location of Rostov Oblast in Russia
Details
Date 24 July 2009 12:48
Location M4 highway[1] - Samarskoye near Rostov-on-Don
 Russia[2]
Country Russia
Statistics
Deaths 25[3]
Injuries at least 9 (seriously)[4]

The 2009 Rostov bus crash was a collision between a bus and a Kamaz[5] petrol tanker near Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast, Russia. At least 25 people died, and about 40 others were injured.[3][6]

Incident

27 people were on board the bus. The drivers of both vehicles were killed.[7] The accident happened at 12:48. There was no fire after the crash, as the tanker was empty.[2][5] 40 people were injured.[8] 9 people were in a serious condition in hospital.[4]

Route

The bus was on the highway route[1] between Krasnodar and Volgodonsk. The bus had come from the town of Kurgantsy, heading towards Taganrog.[8] The truck had crossed into the opposing lane and collided with the Mercedes bus.[5]

Investigation

The Ministry of Emergency Situations for the Rostov Oblast said there had been 27 passengers on board the bus. The bus had a capacity to take 45 people.[8] An investigation was opened for the crash.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "21 people died, 9 injured in shuttle bus-petrol tanker collision". ITAR TASS. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Twenty reported killed in Russian truck-bus collision". Kyiv Post. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 3.0 3.1 "wenty-five dead in 'monstrous' Russian bus crash". AFP. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Russian Bus, Petrol Transporter Crash, 20 Dead". The New York Times. July 24, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Bus, tanker truck crash in South Russia". Ria Novosti. 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "S Russia bus crash leaves 20 dead". BBC Online. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. "Deadly Bus And Petrol Tanker Crash In Russia". Sky News. July 24, 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 "20 killed in Russia as truck plows into bus". CNN. 24 July 2009. Retrieved 2009-07-24.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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