Four perish in Samara road accident

Four people, including two children, have been killed in the Samara region following the collision of a car with a Kamaz truck.

The accident happened on Thursday at 10.25 pm local time (6.25 pm GMT)

The driver of the car, who was travelling from the city of Saransk to the Orenburg region, lost control and smashed into the truck standing at the road side, the press service of the regional traffic police reports.

The driver and his passengers, a 37-year-old woman and two children aged 14 and 11, were killed.