"The bus with tourists aboard was en route from Petrozavodsk to Finland. However, the car flipped over onto the right side and fell in the ditch while on the Sortavala roadway", a source told the news agency.
All 19 passengers, including a child survived; according to initial reports, medical assistance was unnecessary.
Earlier, we reported that rescuers removed a car with four dead people from the lake in Lviv region. The press center of the State Emergency Situations Service (SES) reported this information. The tragedy took place near the village of Koty, on the Rava-Ruska - Sudova Vyshnya highway.
"[Driver of] Audi-80 car lost control and flew into the lake," the SES's message said.
The circumstances of the accident are being clarified. Fire and Rescue Department inspected the bottom of the lake.
As we reported before, on the night of February 13, eight Ukrainians were killed in a road accident that took place in the Pskov region of the Russian Federation; another one was hospitalized.