According to TASS, referring to emergency services, at first three cars collided on the road, one of which caught fire. Then four more cars crashed into them.
The Moscow Department of Transport specified that the tragedy occurred on the inner side of the Moscow Ring Road before the intersection with Kashirskoye Highway.
The fire has now been extinguished. Operational services of the capital gathered at the scene of the accident. Three lanes of the road are closed.
Last week it became known that in the Samara region, as a result of a collision between two passenger cars, three people died.