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Sunday, March 18, 2018

In the Crimea looking for the culprit of the new blackout: the truck is not to blame

A sudden power outage in the largest cities of the Crimea has caused another surge of discontent. The light returned, after 26 minutes, and on the website of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation has reported that the cause of disruption was an accident involving a truck, damaging an overhead power line. However, in Management of traffic police of the MIA for the Republic of Crimea did not confirm this information — according to the traffic police, similar accidents were recorded.

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After the message on the official website of the Ministry of energy of Russia, residents of Crimea breathed a sigh of relief: no blackout, just a truck rammed a column, which led to wire breakage.

“The violation of power supply in the Crimean Federal district occurred at 13:11 due to an accident involving a truck, damaging an overhead power line. Action automatics for substation “Simferopol” the line has been disconnected overhead line Simferopol-Cafe. Within half an hour we connected to all the consumers of Crimea, the Peninsula’s energy supply was fully restored. Due to the presence in the power system of the Crimea of the objects of the power bridge, which did not stop work as a result of the incident, electricity supply to consumers of the Crimea managed to fully recover in just 25 minutes”, – informs the Ministry of energy.

However, in Management of traffic police of the MIA for the Republic of Crimea could not confirm this information. “MK” phoned in a call center, where we were informed that according to the reports of an accident involving a truck, which would have led to such important consequences, has not been fixed. And generally in the center of Simferopol on this day did not happen of serious road accidents. According to the employee of traffic police, the day really was a collision with a car, but it has nothing to do with the described occasion.

Even in such a short time without light users of social networks managed to Express dissatisfaction. Mainly it concerned people who were forced from power outages to delayed at the international airport of Simferopol. Employees of the air Harbor had to give passengers the Luggage on their own, which led to delays.

Meanwhile, in the Crimea lately happened dorozhno-transport incident with the participation of poles power lines. Last February, near Alushta truck crashed into a support. On electricity the collision had no effect, injured only the driver. A similar accident happened in the capital of Crimea in October last year, then in the column “flew” the bus “Armyansk — Simferopol”. And again no power cuts, damage was only the driver and passengers. A month earlier in support of a power line in Simferopol at high speed crashed into the motorcyclist. Participating in the MDC with a pillar of the power grid, even cows, who were traveling in the truck. The incident occurred in the Razdolnensky district of the Crimea, nor cow nor the wires were not injured.

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