A major road accident occurred near Engels of the Saratov region, which claimed the lives of three people. There are also two victims. A minibus, a truck and a car collided on the highway near the village of Pervomayskoye.
In the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the region, Vzglyad-info news agency said that Gazelle, Gazelle Next and a Scoda Rapid car were involved in the accident. As a result, three passengers of the foreign car died at the scene of the accident, before the ambulance arrived.
The driver and passenger of the car were hospitalized. The regional Ministry of Health clarified that the victims, a man and a woman, are in a state of moderate severity. There were no victims among the passengers of the minibus.
The traffic police conducts an inspection upon the fact of the accident. All the circumstances of the incident are being investigated.
On January 12, a collision of 20 cars was reported in Lipetsk on the section of the Tambov-Orel bypass road. According to preliminary data, no one died as a result of the accident, but there are victims. The cause of the incident is still unknown.