MAKHACHKALA, 15 March – RIA Novosti. Investigators have opened a criminal case after the collapse of a bridge in Dagestan, according to SUSK in the region.
Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Dagestan reported that in the area of the settlement of Hebda, Shamil district of Dagestan, a bridge collapsed when a Kamaz truck passed, and one person was injured. Three settlements were left without road communication: Kakhib, Goor, Hindah. The prosecutor's office organized a check. The Ministry of Transport of the region added that the collapsed bridge was included in the list of emergency bridges and was subject to reconstruction, its repair was planned for 2022.
“A criminal case has been initiated on the grounds of a crime under Part 1 of Article 293 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (negligence). This circumstance became possible due to the improper performance of their duties by officials responsible for ensuring safety during the operation of the automobile bridge,” the message says.
The SUSK added that all the circumstances and reasons for what happened are currently being established. The investigation of the criminal case continues.