A major accident involving three heavy vehicles occurred near Omsk, on the Tyumen-Omsk highway. Two people were injured.
IA OMSKREGION with reference to the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Omsk region reports that the accident happened in the area of the 432nd km on the morning of Wednesday, September 14. It was preliminary established that a 56-year-old MAN truck driver, unable to maintain a safe distance, collided with a Scania truck driven by a 58-year-old man. In turn, Scania crashed into a Mercedes heavy truck driven by a 44-year-old driver.
As a result of the accident, the driver of the MAN car and the passenger of the Scania car, a man whose identity is being established, required medical assistance.
IA Gorod55, in turn, writes that one of the participants in the accident, into which the first truck crashed, stopped on the highway due to poor visibility. The section of the road was heavily smoky.
The night before, the Ob-Irtysh UGMS announced a “black sky” regime. It will last until at least 11 am Wednesday. Earlier, residents of some areas of Omsk complained about the smell of burning. Experts believe that it arose because of burning peat bogs.