On the track “Kiev – Odessa” truck collided with a minibus, killing one of the drivers, injured 7 passengers. This reports the press center of the State service for emergency situations.
The accident happened on August 13 around 3:49 in the Velikomikhaylovsky area on 390 km of the highway.
“On arrival at the scene, rescuers using special tool pulled out the lost driver out of the van. In the minibus there were 14 passengers, including 7 passengers received injuries and were taken to medical facilities. The causes of the accident are established”, – stated in the message.
Edition “UNIAN” specifies, with reference to the representative of the SES that the van made the trip from Konotop to Odessa.
We will remind, since July 21 in Ukraine started mass checks of passenger transport.
This decision was made due to the number of road accidents with a large number of fatalities involving passenger transport.
During the target events, the police only check the technical condition of these vehicles. The health of drivers inspect and control the appropriate professionals.
Thus, in the framework of the “Carrier” in Ukraine has revealed the 50 drivers who had driven the bus in an alcohol intoxication. In addition, it was revealed almost 1200 technically faulty buses.