The detained driver of a dump truck that crashed into a convoy of military buses in the Moscow Region, as a result of which four servicemen were killed, does not admit his guilt. This was announced on Tuesday, January 12, by TASS, citing a source in law enforcement agencies.
“The dump truck driver does not currently admit his guilt. He believes that the military did not ensure the safety of the convoy, ”the source said.
The collision of a Scania truck with a convoy of military buses on the M-9 highway when turning to the village of Glukhovo in the Moscow region became known earlier on January 11. The vehicles of the 147th automobile base of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation moved in a convoy accompanied by a military automobile inspection. The first of the buses in the convoy broke down on the road. The driver of the last bus went out to establish the causes of the malfunction, at this time a truck drove into the convoy.
The truck was driven by a native of the Vladimir region, born in 1984. According to preliminary data, he lost control. The police detained a truck driver. It was established that the driver was sober at the time of the collision with the convoy of buses.
Earlier that day, the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation opened a criminal case under the article on violation of the rules for managing military equipment after an accident with military buses in the Moscow region.