Bus accident: 7 died, 14 injured

According to the specified data, seven people died and fourteen were injured as a result of a bus accident on Wednesday evening in the Ryazan Region which borders on the Moscow Region. As has been reported by the press service of the Russian Emergencies Ministry, the Ikarus bus collided with a KrAZ petrol tanker on the Moscow-Astrakhan highway which crosses the Ryazan Region. According to the preliminary data, the incident took place through the fault of the Ikarus driver who drove on the wrong side of the road, RIA Novosti reports. The bus carried "shuttlers" who were going to the southern regions for goods. According to the Emergencies Ministry, the bus belonged to a private entrepreneur. The injured people have been dispatched to a local hospital.