Today, November 22 at 12.30 h. MAZ trucks (tractor with semitrailer) under 24-year-old driver left the regulated level crossing (2606 km of driving of Petropavlovsk - Kondratovka South Urals Railway, 18 km. from the regional center) and collided with a freight train number 2698, according to Zakon. kz with reference to the Group of the State Language and Information, Department of emergency MSE.
The collision derailed 4 empty gondola cars of a freight train.
The driver of the truck died from his injuries on the spot.