The accident occurred at 06:10 Moscow time on Tuesday on the 192nd kilometer of the R-193 Tambov - Voronezh highway, near the village of Orlovka.
“Head-on collision of VAZ-2111 and Mazda.
According to preliminary data, the driver of the foreign car fell asleep while driving and drove into the oncoming lane, ”the Interior Ministry said.
Policemen are working on the spot, the circumstances of the accident are being established.
Earlier, four people died in an accident in the Tyumen region due to a wild boar on the highway.