Microbus with 12 school-athletes crashed in Almaty region
Almaty. November 26. KazTAG - A microbus carrying 12 school-athletes and a trainer has crashed in Almaty region on the highway Taldykorgan-Ushtobe, reports the department of internal affairs.
"The accident occurred at Taldykorgan-Ushtobe highway. 12 fosterlings of Taldykorgan sports school and their trainers were on the way from box competition in Mercedes Sprinter. The microbus fell on the side at the turning," reads the message.
6 schoolchildren suffered slight injuries.
The schoolchildren were on the way from the railway station where they had arrived from competition in Pavlodar.
According to preliminary version the bus driver lost control due to ice slick.