Rostov-on-Don bus crash
The 2009 Rostov bus crash was a collision between a bus and a Kamaz petrol tanker near Rostov-on-Don, Rostov Oblast, Russia. At least 25 people died, and about 40 others were injured.
27 people were on board the bus. The drivers of both vehicles were killed. The accident happened at 12:48. There was no fire after the crash, as the tanker was empty. 40 people were injured. 9 people were in a serious condition in hospital.Route
The bus was on the highway route between Krasnodar and Volgodonsk. The bus had come from the town of Kurgantsy, heading towards Taganrog. The truck had crossed into the opposing lane and collided with the Mercedes bus.
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. An investigation was opened for the crash.
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