Nine people died, eleven injured in road accident in Ukraine's Zhytomyr region

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the State Emergency Service, the reason for the deadly accident was the collision of a bus and a truck
10:53, 23 September 2019

A collision of a bus and a truck
Press service of the National Police

September 22, a bus and a truck collided in Novograd-Volynsky district of Zhytomyr region. Nine people were killed, 11 more were injured, as State Emergency Service of Ukraine reported.

"On September 22, at 11:00 pm the State Emergency Service received information that in the Novograd-Volynsky district, in the area of Pylypovichi village, a collision of a truck with a bus took place. As a result of the road accident, nine people were killed and eleven were hospitalized. Nine people of the State Emergency Service personnel and two pieces of equipment were involved in the process of victims unblocking," the message says.

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As we reported earlier, there was another accident that took place in the Odesa region: on the route Odesa - Ovidiopol nine people were killed in a disastrous crash.

Ukrainian government bodies acknowledge that about 95% of roads are in poor condition. In the ranking of countries based on the quality of the road, which was made as part of the World Economic Forum, Ukraine constantly ranked the last: last year it ranked 130 (out of 137).

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