Y2018-04 Bus accident which led to four deaths in Kuopio on 24 August 2018

Based on Section 2 of the Safety Investigation Act (525/2011), the Safety Investigation Authority has decided to initiate an investigation into the bus accident which occurred in Kuopio on 24 August 2018 and resulted in the deaths of four people.

Taneli Rasmus (MSc. Tech.) is appointed as the head of the investigation team, and Juhani Hallikainen (Chief Physician, Intensive and Intermediate Care Unit), Mika Hatakka (PhD, Psychology), Juha Henttonen (Researcher), Anssi Parviainen (Rescue Director) and Alpo Vuorio (Docent, Specialist Physician) are appointed as members. Heavy vehicle trainer (retired) Pertti Mikkonen is appointed as a special expert. Chief Safety Investigator Kai Valonen will serve as the Investigator-in-Charge.

Published 30.8.2018