Employees Investigative Committee detained the owner of the boat station, which did not stop to sail the catamaran, subsequently colliding with the barge. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the southern investigatory management on transport SK of Russia.
“According to investigators, 47-year-old General Director of OOO “Marina” has not taken any action to prevent this small vessel into the waters of the Volga river”, — noted in SK.
11 Jun barge bend a catamaran in the area of the river port of Volgograd. Boat was not registered in the State Inspectorate for small vessels of EMERCOM of Russia and in the time of the accident was moving without identification lights. Killing 11 people. Five managed to escape.
According to preliminary reports, the collision occurred through the fault of the owner of the catamaran, which, being in alcohol intoxication, completely ignored both light and sound warning signals coming from the barge. Later it turned out that it was the former head of kalachevsky district of the Volgograd region Dmitry Hachalav, sentenced in 2009 to four years colony for rape, assault and disorderly conduct involving firearms. He died.