In the Zhytomyr region overturned minibus with 12 passengers have died

В Житомирской обл. перевернулся микроавтобус с 12 пассажирами, есть погибшие

In Zhytomyr region overturned minibus in the accident, one person died and six were injured. About it reports a press-service of the National police.

According to the message, road accident occurred today at about 3:55 163 km of the highway Kiev – Chop (near the village of Bolyarka in Zhitomir region). The driver of the minibus “Mercedes-Sprinter” on the rounded part of the road lost control, vehicle slid into a ditch and overturned.

“The minibus was carrying 12 passengers from Bukovel in Ivano-Frankivsk region in Kyiv. As a result of road accidents killed 36-year-old from Kiev, and another 6 passengers in the age from 27 to 49 years old received injuries in the form of bruises, concussions, closed head injuries, abrasions, hematomas and polytrauma”, – stated in the message.

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The accident is currently initiated criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 286 (Violation of traffic safety or transport operation by persons who direct vehicles) the Criminal code of Ukraine.