Five people were killed in an accident with a truck in Kalmykia

Пять человек погибли в ДТП с грузовиком в Калмыкии

Five people were killed in the Chernozemelskiy district of Kalmykia in the collision of passenger car and truck, reports TASS with reference to the press service of EMERCOM of Russia.

The incident was reported at 13:30 Moscow time. The accident occurred on the highway Artezian – Komsomolsk. Representatives of the traffic police reported that the driver of Lada Priora cars left on a strip of oncoming traffic and made a head-on collision with a truck “KAMAZ”.

Killing all five people who were in the “Prior”. Among them were two children. After the collision, the truck caught fire. The press service of the Kalmyk Ministry of internal Affairs reported that one of the passengers in the truck sustained injuries and burns and was taken to the hospital.

Currently at the scene staffed emergency services. Rescuers extinguish a truck and recovered the bodies of cars.