On the highway near Vinnitsa, a passenger car drove into the oncoming lane and crashed into a minibus with passengers. The 42-year-old driver and 64-year-old passenger of the car died at the scene of the accident.
According to the National Police, the driver and seven passengers were taken to the local hospital with injuries of varying severity.
Five people, including a 9-year-old boy , were hospitalized in a medical facility. Other victims received the necessary assistance, and were soon released home.
Previously, a VAZ 21114 car on the highway near the village of Alekseevka on a rounded section of the road drove into the oncoming lane , where it collided with a Mercedes minibus. Benz Sprinter.
The car and minibus were placed on a special area for keeping vehicles.
The prosecutor's office opened criminal proceedings under Article 286 (Violation of traffic safety rules or operation of transport by persons operating vehicles) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The greatest punishment under this article provides for imprisonment for up to 10 years with deprivation of the right to drive vehicles for up to three years. Law enforcers are investigating all the circumstances and causes of the accident as part of the investigation.