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Passenger minibus turns over in Ukraine's Poltava region: Four dead, two wounded

The driver lost control over the vehicle and ran over a guardrail; the bus was on its way from Warsaw and Zaporizhya
21:27, 19 February 2019

Bus turned over in Poltava region, central Ukraine
Press service of the National Police

A minibus crashed in the deadly road accident in central Ukraine. The tragedy occurred at a highway in Pyshne village, Poltava region, as the bus was on its way from Warsaw to Zaporizhya.

According to the police of Poltava region, four people deceased in the accident, and another two sustained heavy injuries and ended up in the intensive care unit

It appeared that the driver of Volkswagen minibus lost control and ran over a guardrail. Because of the collision, the vehicle went over the edge of the highway and turned over. Six people were inside the bus; three died instantly, and another one passed away later at a hospital. The driver and another person are now in grave conditions.

New TruCam radars started working in Ukraine on February 11. Oleksiy Biloshytsky, the first deputy of the Patrol Police Department posted that on Facebook in advance, warning the drivers that the devices would start working this Monday.

Previously, there were 30 devices working across Ukraine. Now that there are 20 more, the overall amount makes 50.  

Related: Ukraine: TruCam radars to increase till 50 on Monday

Biloshytsky added that the standards of road safety remain unchanged. Previously, the police released the map with the sections where the TruCam radars are used. The sections have warning and patrol cars set there.  

Related: Number of road accidents grew due to snowfall in Kyiv region

Related: More than 122,000 road accidents occurred in Ukraine in 2018, - police

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