Around 15 people were killed on Sunday when a minibus rammed into two truck in Russia’s southern area of Ulyanovsk, as per local media reports.
The reports have revealed that the witnesses said, “a truck veered off the road when it collided with a minibus, which was travelling in the opposite direction near the village of Nikolayevka.”
According to the reports, during the time of accident, the minibus was also hit from behind by another truck. The minibus was almost completely flattened by the two trucks.
The accident left 15 people killed, all Kazakh citizens, rescue services quoted by the local Russian news agencies.
Meanwhile, Ulyanovsk regional governor Alexei Ruskikh said, “Three other people- two men and a women, were taken to hospital in a serious condition.”
Violations of road safety regulations are common in Moscow, where several deadly bus accidents have taken place in recent years.
In January, five people were killed and 21 injured in a bus accident in the Riazan region, around 270 kilometres (170 miles) south of Moscow.
In December 2019, a bus with around 40 passengers on board plunged into a frozen river in the Zabaikalsk region of Siberia, killing 19 people and injuring 21.