Five dead, one injured in car crash near Moscow

MOSCOW, August 18 (Itar-Tass) —— Five persons died and one more was injured in a traffic accident in the town of Taldom near Moscow, local traffic police told Itar-Tass on Thursday.

“Two cars, a Daewoo Nexia and a VAZ-2110, collided on a highway linking Moscow and Dubna. Four persons from the Daewoo car and one from the VAZ-2110 died instantly, two VAZ passengers were injured,” police said.

An investigation is underway.

According to preliminary information, one of the two drives lost control of the vehicle and went off his lane.

The two injured persons were taken to a hospital in Taldom.


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