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Eight killed in Russia bus, truck, car crash

A collision involving a bus, a truck and a car claimed eight lives and left 22 injured on Saturday in southern Russia region of Penza, regional police said in a statement.



Moscow: A collision involving a bus, a truck and a car claimed eight lives and left 22 injured on Saturday in southern Russia region of Penza, regional police said in a statement.
Preliminary information suggested the female driver of a Lada car was driving into oncoming traffic when she hit a truck, before a bus rammed into the two vehicles.

The female driver has been hospitalised, said police, who have opened a probe into the accident.
Six of the injured are in "a serious state," added police.
Russia has one of the highest road accident mortality rates in the world, with almost 28,000 deaths in 2012. Most of the fatal accidents are linked to alcohol usage or a failure to respect road rules.

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