‘The youngest victims are a boy and a girl. Their condition is steadily serious but they are getting better. Today, perhaps three of out nine people will be transferred to Novohrad-Volynskyi where they will continue their treatment. The victims are fully provided with medical supplies, there is no need for them yet,’ Mykola Suslyk noted.
National flags continue to be flown at half-mast due to the tragedy near Hlubochytsia. A day of mourning was declared on July 21.
As of July 21, according to the information of the General Directorate of the National Police in Zhytomyr region, there are two children among the injured: a 14-year-old girl, a resident of Hul's'k village of Novohrad-Volynskyi region and a ten-year-old boy, a citizen of Russian.
Children in serious condition were hospitalized to the intensive care unit of the regional Children’s Hospital.
The bodies of dead are delivered to a forensic examination.
Reportedly, a shuttle bus and a truck crashed on the Kyiv-Chop highway near Zhytomyr region. As a result of the accident, ten people died and the same number of people injured. The Police claimed that a child and the driver of the bus are among the dead. The driver of the truck is giving testimony.