The tanker transported 11 tons of fuel oil. After it fell into the ditch and overturned, there was a fuel leak.
- As a result of the accident, the driver of the fuel truck died, two road service workers who were carrying out repair work during the accident were injured and were hospitalized. Subsequently, one of them died in hospital, the other is in serious condition in the trauma department of the Elizovskaya regional hospital, the regional prosecutor's office said.
The supervisory authority added that a check on the implementation of labor protection legislation has begun.
We will remind that on the eve in the Stavropol Territory four pedestrians were killed, trying to provide assistance to the truck driver who got into an accident.