18 dead, 25 injured in truck-bus crash in Moscow's outskirts
Bags containing victims of a crash involving a bus and a truck are laid at the site of the crash near Oznobishino, a settlement in the Moscow municipality, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) south of the city center, Russia, Saturday, July 13, 2013. Fourteen people are dead after a truck carrying concrete ran into a passenger bus in an outlying area of Moscow. (AP / Igor Ivashin)
Published Saturday, July 13, 2013 4:12PM EDT
MOSCOW -- Eighteen people are dead after a truck carrying stones used for pavement ran into a passenger bus in an outlying area of Moscow.
The Emergency Services Ministry says in a statement that 25 other people were injured in the Saturday crash. The severity of the injuries wasn't stated.
The accident occurred when the truck plowed into the side of the bus near Oznobishino, a settlement in the Moscow municipality about 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of the city centre.
Russian news reports say the drivers of both vehicles are among the hospitalized.