In Omsk on the roadway fell construction crane. According to preliminary data, the incident resulted in four people were killed, including a child. Two more got wounds of varying severity. In the investigation Department of the investigative Committee for the Omsk region initiated a criminal case under part 3 of article 216 of the criminal code (violation of safety rules at conducting building or other works, entailed on imprudence death of two and more persons), reports TASS.
“Four of the victims. With a driver and young child in car RAV-4 killed a woman. The crane driver died from injuries in hospital”, – said the Agency a source in the UK. Second child at the age of five from car RAV-4 and the driver of “Gazelle” was hospitalized.
The tragic incident occurred on the street of Marshal Zhukov near the house N111 around 17:00 local time. “According to preliminary data consequences, on the construction site of the trade fair with the hotel was the fall of a tower crane on a Toyota RAV4, and “the Gazelle-the Sable”. As a result of falling of the crane driver died and a passenger car RAV-4 and was driving in his car, a young child, in addition, a second child aged five years out of this car, the driver of the other car and the crane operator were hospitalized with various injuries. Despite the rendered medical care, subsequently died in hospital the driver of the car “the Gazelle-the Sable”, – says the official statement of the Investigative Committee.
The Department also added that currently investigators are conducting a scene survey, “as well as other investigative actions aimed at establishing the company, which owns the crane, and the causes of his fall and injury of victims”.
In the local interior Ministry, in turn, noted that “employees of the state traffic Inspectorate focused on ensuring the safety of other road users. “At the site along the street Zhukov street from the Boulevard to the street Mayakovsky, the inspector limited the movement of all modes of transport. Inspectors of traffic police assist in rapid travel to the scene of special equipment – organized “green corridors” and was accompanied by cars of special services. The work of the police and emergency services at the scene continues,” – reported in the Ministry.
The Internet already appeared several videosshowing how rescuers are trying to get from-under blockages of the wounded passengers.
At the same time, the portal Om1 with reference to his readers writes that the tragedy could have been avoided. Omich, whose father worked at a construction site where a crane collapsed, said that around the car were huge puddles, which is strictly forbidden. Before collapse, tower crane took concrete mix, noted journalists.
According to the newspaper “Evening Omsk”, hotel complex longer stays Marshal began to build on crossing of streets of Marshal Zhukov and the Boulevard in 2013. To complete the construction was planned in the end of this year, but the company that is in financial difficulties, failed to build a single floor. Residents of the adjacent houses say that the tower crane that has been parked there for several months, periodically rocked from the gusts of wind. Apparently, at the next impulse the crane could not resist, taking a four lives of the journalists.
Note that of 11 September in Mecca to the main mosque al-Masjid al-Haram has fallen tower crane. According to official figures, has killed 111 people and more than 230 were injured. Most of the victims were pilgrims who performed the Hajj to the Holy places of Islam. The cause of the fall was a strong wind.