Two people died in a truck’s failure through the ice at a ferry
According to preliminary information, two people died when a truck fell through the ice at the Khatas-Pavlovsk crossing, as Yakutia 24 TV channel was told in the press service of the RF MES on the region.
“According to preliminary information, two people died. A group of rescuers – divers Yakutia Rescue Service are ready for work in the daylight,” said the regional department of the Ministry.
The ferry is temporarily closed. Data on traffic recover will be later.
The latest update: the bodies have been extracted.
Earlier, we reported that the preliminary reason for the truck failure was the excess of permissible weight of car. The weight of the failed truck exceeded five tons while three tons are permissed.