Five of the six people in a Sonata-2 were killed on Tuesday when the car crashed into a bus in Nalaikh district, after skidding on the road during the heavy snowfall. Three of them died on the spot, one on the way to hospital and the other after admission there. None of the passengers in the bus was injured.
All the six in the car had been classmates at school and were going to an alumni meeting. The driver, not under the influence of alcohol, was trying to overtake another car when he lost control and crashed into the bus.