According to the agency, on the 52nd km of the Krasnodar-Verkhnebakansky highway, heavy trucks and a bus collided.

"According to preliminary data, the driver of the Kamaz collided with the Mercedes minibus in front. The foreign car was thrown into the oncoming lane from the impact, where it collided with a heavy truck," the Ministry of Internal Affairs said.

It is indicated that a criminal case was initiated on the fact of the incident under Part 5 of Article 264 of the Criminal Code of Russia (Violation by a person driving a car, tram or other motor vehicle, of the rules of the road or the operation of vehicles, resulting in the death of two or more people by negligence).

Earlier it was reported that in Saratov, ten people were injured due to a collision between a heavy truck and a bus.