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In an accident with a minibus in the Crimea, killed eight people

In an accident on the highway "Tavrida" in the Crimea eight people died, seven were injured, told RIA Novosti news Agency in the Republican Ministry of emergency situations.

The accident occurred at approximately 5:15 GMT in Belogorsk region, near the village Rusakivka. The minibus "Mercedes Sprinter", carrying out flight on a route, crashed into standing truck KAMAZ with the trailer.

According to preliminary data of the Ministry of interior, the cause of the accident was that the driver of the minibus fell asleep at the wheel.

On a scene work more than 30 rescuers and 16 pieces of equipment, there went six ambulances.

On the fact of accident review. On the scene left the investigative group, criminologists, and also the management of the Crimean management of the UK. According to investigators, the driver drove from Krasnodar.