Four people, including a seven-year-old child, died in an accident with a car and a truck on a highway in the Samara region. This was reported in the regional Ministry of Emergency Situations on Friday, January 14.
The cars collided at 19:00 (18:00 Moscow time) on the 1157th km of the M-5 Ural highway in the Isaklinsky district.
“As a result of the accident, unfortunately, there are people who died in the Lada Priora car. One victim in serious condition from Priora was taken to a medical facility. Fire and rescue units carried out the release, ”the department’s website reported.
According to preliminary data, the driver of Lada Priora drove into the oncoming lane and collided with a Mercedes truck with a semi-trailer.
The driver, a woman and a seven-year-old girl died on the spot, a 19-year-old girl died during hospitalization. The victim is an eight-year-old girl, she was taken to the hospital in serious condition, RIA Novosti adds.
On January 12, in the Samara region, a man was killed in a collision between two cars and a truck, four more were injured. The driver of Lada, while overtaking, crashed into an oncoming Mercedes, after which he continued to move and collided with an Iveco truck moving along the way.