The incident happened on the 26th kilometer of the Gulkevichi-Otrado-Kubanskoe-Otrado-Olginskoe highway at 5 am. A passenger car drove into the oncoming lane and ran into eight people.
"The police officers who arrived at the scene found that the 27-year-old driver of the Lada Priora car, moving along his lane, in foggy weather, noticing the cars VAZ 2115 and VAZ 21099 in front, drove into the oncoming lane to avoid a collision, where he hit eight people... As a result of an accident, five citizens died from their injuries", - RIA Novosti quotes a message from the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the region.
Other participants in the accident were hospitalized with injuries of varying severity.
A check on the fact of an accident has begun.