“The prosecutor’s office of the Moscow region took control of the process of the investigation carried out by the investigating authority on the fact of an accident in the Shakhovsky district of the Moscow region,” RIA Novosti reports from the supervisory authority.

In the regional Ministry of Transport, it was reported that at 19:50 on the 159th km of the Riga highway near g. Shakhovskaya there was a collision of a truck, a minibus and a passenger car.

“According to preliminary information, the truck collided with a jeep in a passing direction, after which the jeep was thrown into the oncoming lane, where it collided with a minibus,” the ministry said.

Earlier it was reported that as a result of the accident on the Riga highway in the Moscow region, five people were killed, including two children.