According to the ministry, the road accident occurred early in the morning on Saturday in the Bolotinsky district of the Novosibirsk Region.
"There was a collision of a regular bus (14 people) and a car (four people). All of the people in the car - two adults and two children - have died. Two bus passengers were injured", the statement said.
The local department of the Interior Ministry later said that none of the passengers on the bus were injured in the accident.