The number of victims of a car crash with a sightseeing bus from Nizhny Novgorod to the Krasnodar Territory increased to seven, Interfax news agency reported in regional operational services.

“One of the victims of the road accident (road accident – IF) on the highway M-4” Don “bus passengers died in the Regional Clinical Hospital in Krasnodar,” – said the source.

Earlier, it was reported about six dead as a result of an accident.

In connection with the accident, the governor of the Krasnodar region Veniamin Kondratiev instructed the Ministry of Health to keep the situation under special control, the press service of the regional administration told Interfax. “If necessary, we are instructed to use the sanatorium to deliver the wounded to the regional medical institutions.The victims will be provided with all the necessary medical assistance, including high-tech.” The medical facilities are ready to receive the wounded, and places for the temporary accommodation of other bus passengers will be prepared, “the press officer said. -Services.

According to the Ministry of Health of the region, of the 19 people injured in the road accident, 8 people were taken to the regional hospital in Goryachy Klyuch, nine people are in the Krasnodar Regional Clinical Hospital, one person was received by the Emergency Hospital and City Hospital No. 3 of the regional center.

According to the General Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia at the edge, brigades of psychologists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations have been sent to medical institutions, the hotline phone number +7 861 268 440 has been opened on the basis of the regional office.

According to the updated data, a bus with pilgrims, residents of Nizhny Novgorod traveled from Abkhazia to Nizhny Novgorod.

As reported, the traffic accident occurred around 01:00 Moscow time on the M-4 “Don” highway, near the town of Goryachy Klyuch. The sightseeing bus collided with a lorry parked in a passing direction. In the salon there were 29 people, there were no children among them.