Accident in Russia – level 1
Omsk is a city. It is in Russia. It is 2,736 kilometres east of Moscow. An accident happens near Omsk.
A bus collides with a truck. The truck carries bricks. Sixteen people die. Eleven people have injuries.
Death rates from road accidents are high in Russia, higher than in most Western countries. Russian drivers do not drive safely.
Difficult words: collide (to hit), brick (a hard orange or red thing for building houses), death rate (the number of people who die).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you drive safely?
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