Four people were killed and five were hospitalized as a result of a road accident in South Kazakhstan region.
According to the press service of the department of internal affairs of the region, the accident occurred on the Shymkent - Samara highway.
The driver of a Lexus LX 470 vehicle crossed into the oncoming lane, committing a head-on collision with an Open Vectra car. As a result, the 29-year-old Opel driver and three passengers died. The 24-year-old Lexus driver and four passengers sustained various injuries and were hospitalized, the press service said.
A criminal investigation was initiated into the case.