The Prosecutor’s office began an investigation after the collapse of the bridge in Primorye


Photo: website of Vladivostok

The regional Prosecutor’s office began checking on the fact of the bridge collapse in Primorsky Krai. On Saturday, October 27, reported on the website of the Supervisory authority.

According to the report, during the inspection the Prosecutor’s office will assess the fulfillment of the requirements for maintenance of the collapsed section of the road.

In addition, as explained in supervising Department, the investigators have opened a criminal case under part 5 of article 264 of the criminal code (“Violation of traffic rules and operation of vehicles, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons”) in respect of the truck driver who was driving on a bridge when he collapsed.

“The course and the results of the investigation put on the control of the Prosecutor of the region”, — stressed in the Department.

Acting Governor of Primorsky Krai Oleg Kozhemyako on his page on Instagram said that as a result of a bridge collapse killed a woman and her young daughter. He also said that the investigation into the incident will continue. “It is now known that the weight of a truck greatly exceeds the load of the bridge. Limiting the sign before the bridge was,” he added.

The collapse occurred on Friday, October 26, in the center on the route Vladivostok — Arsenev near the village of Osinovka. The bridge collapsed when it was driving a Peterbilt, Volvo, and behind it — a passenger car Mazda Demio. During the collapse the truck rolled down and crushed Mazda. Kozhemyako on the same day went to the scene.

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