The accident occurred on the 72-kilometer highway M-7, according to Interfax, referring to an informed source.
According to preliminary data, the tragedy happened through the fault of the minibus driver. According to the interlocutor of the agency, the driver could fall asleep while driving.
After the incident in the area of the accident along the Gorkovskoe highway in the direction of Moscow, traffic was blocked and a detour through Elektrogorsk was organized.
According to the regional Ministry of Emergency Situations, at 4:30 in Pavlovsky Posad there was a collision of two vehicles. In the accident, three people died, seven were injured, the department specified.