Prosecution ends presenting evidence in Moscow metro accident
MOSCOW, October 14 (RAPSI, Diana Gutsul) – The prosecutors ended their presentation of evidence in Moscow metro crash case that left 24 people dead, a court’s press-service told RAPSI on Wednesday.
Three metro cars derailed on a section between the Park Pobedy and Slavyansky Bulvar metro stations in the west on the city during peak commute hours on July 15, 2014.
Anatoly Kruglov, Deputy Chief of a subcontractor of the repair project, Alexei Trofimov, a senior executive in the Metro's repair department, the enterprise's track supervisor Valery Bashkatov and his assistant Yury Gordov have been charged with violation of traffic safety rules and underground operating rules that entailed death of two and more people through negligence.
They could face up to seven years in prison, if convicted.