The lifeless bodies of the two Moldovans who passed away after the accident from Romania will be brought home today. Another five people remained at the hospital from Topliţa town, Harghita district. The victims were on a minibus going from Praga to Orhei. Due to snow and frost, the vehicle went off the line, hit a pillar and was overthrown.
It resulted in a 34-year-old man from Durleşti and a 33-year-old woman from Orhei passing away. Other passengers who were not hurt are already on their way home. Authorities from Romania believe the accident happened due to bad weather.
"On one hand there was heavy snow, while on another the road was curvy. The vehicle went off the lane, skidded, then hit a pillar and was overthrown" local Police's spokesman, Gheorghe Filip said.
The route's administrator claims that the driver was going accordingly with the law, which can be confirmed by the vehicle's tahometer.
"All drivers are qualified professionals. The driver was qualified and was 42 or 43 years old. It is a horrible tragedy" route's administrator Olga Popescu said.
At Prime Minister Pavel Filip's request, a special division was created to establish all circumstances of the accident.