Traffic accident kills 8 in Russia

Traffic accident kills 8 in Russia

Agency News

Moscow, Oct 26 : Eight people were killed and eight injured when a minibus and a minivan collided in Russia's Altai Territory on Saturday, local media reported, citing sources from the Ministry of Health.

"According to the latest data, eight people died as a result of the accident. Six people died on the spot, one in the ambulance and another in the hospital," the source said.

The accident occurred Saturday morning on the 74th km of the federal highway A-322 (Barnaul-Rubtsovsk) in the Topchikhinsky District of Altai Territory. The Russian Investigative Committee is conducting further investigations.