According to the Primorsky Territory prosecutor’s office, the bus driver became the culprit in the accident. He did not keep a safe distance. There were 17 passengers in the cabin of his transport at the time.
According to the regional Ministry of Health, 14 victims after the incident were taken to the Ussuriysk Central City Hospital, where doctors examined them and provided first aid.
“Five were hospitalized in the trauma department in a state of moderate severity. Nine people were sent for outpatient treatment,” the Health Ministry told TASS.
The prosecution has launched an investigation into the incident. Ussuriysk city prosecutor Dmitry Denish went to the scene.