Penza Health Ministry head comments on children who got in traffic accident in Mordovia
Penza, 1 June 2015. PenzaNews. Twelve out of the fifteen children who were in the shuttle bus that ended up in a traffic accident in Mordovia late at night on Saturday, May 30, were brought to Kuznetsk town of the Penza region, Vladimir Stryuchkov, acting regional Minister of Health, reported during the regular regional government meeting session held on Monday, June 1.
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“Three of the children are here in the city. One of them has a concussion and a fractured clavicle, the second has a concussion, and a young girl has lengthy scars on the shoulder and around the hand. The children’s status is close to satisfactory,” he reported.
In his turn, the acting governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev thanked the officials who moved to the traffic accident site as soon as they could to provide help to the injured.
“These are our residents, the residents of the Penza region. They must know there are authorities who will support and provide help,” he said.
The head of the regional also called for the heads of all related state bodies to increase the efforts to prevent accidents involving children during the summer school holidays.