MASHKOVO, Russia, July 17 (UPI) -- A passenger bus collided with a heavy duty truck in Russia Sunday, killing five people and injuring at least 17 others, an official said.
ITAR-Tass said the accident occurred near Mashkovo in the Tambov region.
A spokesman for the regional emergencies administration there were 35 to 38 people aboard the bus.
RIA Novosti reported 10 people had been admitted to a hospital, with six of them in grave condition.
The Russian news agency said the bus was en route from Tomsk to Semipalatinsk when the accident happened about 2 a.m.