In the Sverdlovsk region, five people died in an accident

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Five people, including children, were killed in the collision of cars on the highway Perm — Ekaterinburg, the press service of the interior Ministry in the Sverdlovsk region.

«The twenty-first of July at about 18.30 (16.30 GMT) in the area of the 267 kilometer of the highway Perm – Ekaterinburg the accident occurred, in which, according to preliminary data, killed five people, among them, unfortunately, several children», — stated in the message.

According to one version, the VW Polo, at the wheel which there was a woman, went to overtake the truck brand Volvo, the report States. At this time in the opposite lane was moving Lexus. Seeing him, the woman tried to slow down and return to your lane, but collided with a truck. Volkswagen skidded from the impact and he collided with the Lexus.

In result of road accident the driver and four passengers of the Volkswagen received fatal injuries, said the press service.

As reports SUCK in the region, after the deaths of five people in an accident on the highway Perm — Ekaterinburg, investigating officers organized a check.

«In order to thoroughly investigate the circumstances of the tragedy that caused such a significant casualties … on this fact conducted preliminary examination», – stated in the message SUCK.

Now the place of the accident investigators and police officers. Also the interview possible witnesses of the incident, investigated the exact cause of death of the victims, said the Agency.