Deaths on Ukraine's Roads: Eight people, including child, killed in road accident on Kyiv-Odesa highway

14:02 Aug. 13, 2016

Eight people, including child, killed in road accident on Kyiv-Odesa highway

Photo source: State Emergency Service of Ukraine (mk.mns.gov.ua)

A minibus collided with a truck in a deadly accident in Ukraine's southern Mykolaiv region

Eight people were killed when a minibus collided with a truck in the Mykolaiv region, the press centre of the State Service for Emergency Situations has reported.

According to officials, at 02:40 on August 13 an OPEL Vivaro minibus collided with a DAF-240 truck near the village of Kryve Ozero on the Kyiv-Odesa highway.

"As a result of a traffic accident, eight people were killed, including one child born in 2008. Also, one person was injured and has been hospitalised in serious condition," the report says.

 

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Law enforcement agencies are investigating the accident, as they seek to determine its cause.

Reporting by UNIAN

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