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A bus fell into the river with 20 passengers and sank in seconds in St. Petersburg

A bus fell into the river with 20 passengers and sank in seconds in St. Petersburg

The bus was carrying 20 passengers. The vehicle collided with the barrier of a bridge over the Moika River.

There were 20 passengers on the bus.

To the at least seven people died when a bus carrying about 20 passengers fell into a river in St. Petersburg, Russia’s second city, authorities reported.

“The number of people killed when a bus fell into the Moika River increased to seven,” declared the Russian Investigative Committee, adding that a criminal investigation had been opened.

The Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations previously indicated that three people had died, four were in a “state of clinical death” and two were seriously injured.

According to the police, The bus crashed into the barrier of a bridge over the Moika River, in the center of Saint Petersburg, with about 20 people on board.

Video surveillance images released by Russian media show the vehicle taking a curve, colliding with a car, crashing into the bridge barrier and sinking in a matter of seconds.

Source: Ambito

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