Five killed in head-on collision in East Kazakhstan rgn

UST-KAMENOGORSK. January 31. KAZINFORM Five people died Thursday morning as a result of a road accident on a highway in East Kazakhstan region, the press service of the region's road police said.

A VAZ-2121 car drove into the opposite lane, while overtaking, and head-on collided with a KAMAZ truck. A driver and four passengers of the VAZ were killed.

According to the East Kazakhstan region road police, 68 road accidents were registered in the region in January 2013. Nine people were killed and 80 others were injured.

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