According to preliminary information, following a road accident, four people sought medical help.
– Employees of the State Transit Inspectorate and other emergency services work at the site. A reverse movement was organized. Details are being specified, – said the press service of the traffic police.
The prosecutor’s office of the Republic of Bashkortostan undertook to establish all the circumstances of the mass accident in the Sterlitamak region.
The cause of the accident could be weather conditions. On December 16, the regional department of the Russian Emergencies Ministry warned residents about worsening weather over the weekend. A storm watch was also issued on December 18 and 19.
– In places of the republic, heavy ice is expected, heavy deposition of wet snow on cables and trees, heavy ice on roads. The adhesion of wet snow and complex deposits lead to dangerous situations associated with damage to communication lines and power lines, violations in the system of housing and communal services, the work of road and transport utilities, as well as a increase in the number of accidents, the salvage department pointed out.