At collision of a gasoline tank truck and a train near Tulun four persons
were lost some details of the terrible failure which has occurred this morning in Tulunsky area nearby to a coal cut " Became known; Mugunsky “.
we Will remind, on a noncontrollable railway crossing the shunting train and a gasoline tank truck (details) have faced. At the moment of failure in a gasoline tank truck cabin there were 5 persons - three from them have died on the spot, one victim with serious traumas is taken to hospital Tulun. The second victim has died in the carriage “ First aid “ at hospitalisation.
- Preliminary, in collision the driver of a gasoline tank truck is guilty, - has commented “ “ the inspector on communications with mass-media of regional traffic police Alexey Fedorov. - it has begun movement before close going train, having ignored prohibiting signs. Besides, was without state numbers. The machinist of a shunting diesel locomotive did not see the truck, it handed over back. Last car the train has hooked on a cabin of a gasoline tank truck and has dragged it on ways approximately 20 metres. The tank has not touched. Certainly, from a cabin there was a scrap metal heap.
As to us have informed in the company “ Irkutskenergo “ the railway site on which there was a road accident, belongs to a coal cut “ Mugunsky “. It is an internal branch from an open-cast mine to station of loading of Algatuj. Therefore the occurred failure has not affected movement of passenger trains in any way.
- Movement on a branch not recovered, - makes comments on a press - the secretary of the company Andrey Shvajkin. - It technological, is intended only for internal using of a cut. Therefore the barrier here is not provided, but all warning signs that is moving, here are.
Now on a place of accident the court of inquiry works, persons of victims are established. Upon road accident by Investigatory management SKP of Russia across the Irkutsk region there is begun dosledstvennaja check. By its results the decision will be accepted, to file criminal charges or not.
BY THE WAY
Similar failure when a gasoline tank truck vzrezalsja in a train, has occurred hardly more year back all in the same Tulunsky area. Early in the morning on December, 2nd, 2009 on a noncontrollable railway crossing near to station Njura has got stuck a gasoline tank truck. While the driver tried to leave from rails, the cargo train ran into the car – 71 tank with (detail) oil products.
At collision the gasoline tank truck, the locomotive and two tanks have lighted up, there was an explosion threat. In that failure nobody has suffered, rescuers and representatives of local administration urgently evacuated inhabitants of nearby houses and pupils of the kindergarten located nearby. criminal case Has been brought, the driver of a gasoline tank truck recognised as guilty of road accident and have fined.
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