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.