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In the Nizhny Novgorod region in an accident killed three people

Two cars collided on a highway near Nizhny Novgorod, three people were killed and another seven, including two children, were injured, told RIA Novosti the regional management of traffic police.

The accident occurred at the 21 kilometer route the Shopsha – Ivanovo – Nizhny Novgorod to Balakhna district at 20.20.

"Faced two cars – Mazda and Lada Granta, which, in total, there were 10 people. The result killed three people, all adults. Injured seven people, including two children. According to preliminary data, the cause of the accident was the departure of one of the cars in the oncoming lane", - told in the press service of the traffic police in Nizhny Novgorod region.

In place are the traffic police investigated the circumstances of the incident.

According to the regional Department of EMERCOM, one child sent to hospital.