Six killed in road traffic accident in western Siberia

Baku, December 29, AZERTAC

Six people have died in a road accident in the West Siberian region of Khanty-Mansi in Russia, a source with the emergency services told TASS on Saturday.

"According to updated information, six were killed and 14 more injured in the crash," he said.

The regional healthcare head, Aleksey Dobrovolsky, told TASS that the injured are in serious and critical condition. Seven ambulances are providing first aid at the scene and two more were expected to arrive soon.

According to preliminary information, a bus carrying rotational employees collided with two trucks, a car and a van on the federal motorway connecting the cities of Tyumen and Khanty-Mansiysk. The RN-Bureniye company incorporated into the Rosneft major oil company owned the bus. The distance to the nearest large populated locality is about 45 kilometers, and nearly 100 kilometers to the city of Nefteyugansk.

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