On the night of December 22, a 21-year-old Mercedes-Benz car driver and 30-year-old Kia Sportagein driver collided in Mykolaiv. Both cars belonged to the local taxi service, the regional police press service reported.
According to law enforcement officers, the accident occurred at 2:30.
"As a result of a head-on collision of vehicles, drivers of vehicles with injuries of varying severity were delivered to a medical facility," reads the message.
The incident was pre-qualified on the grounds of Part 1 of Art. 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of the rules of road safety or operation of vehicles by persons who drive vehicles, resulting in moderate bodily injury).
The sanction of the article provides for punishment from a fine to restriction of liberty for up to three years. All circumstances of an accident are being established.
As we reported, investigators from the State Bureau of Investigation reported suspicion to the police company of special-purpose police of the Main Directorate of the National Police in the Zhytomyr Region. A policeman is suspected of violating the rules of road safety, which resulted in the death of a person.