Road accident in Karaganda region: eight injured

Road accident in Karaganda region: eight injured

Eight people got injuries as a result of collision of a passenger bus and a truck in Kazakhstan's Karaganda region.

The accident occurred yesterday evening in Aktogay district near Sary-Shagan village. According to preliminary data, icy road conditions caused the accident. 15 passengers and 2 drivers were inside the bus at the moment of the accident.

The regional healthcare department said that 8 people were hospitalized as a result of the accident. Four of them were taken to an intensive care unit with head traumas, breastbone and limbs fractures. One of them is in a critical condition. Another 4 got brain injuries.  Five of those injured are the nationals of Tajikistan. 

An investigation is underway, Kazinform reported.


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