Three national guardsmen, who patrolled streets on the eve of the elections, were knocked down by car in Odesa. This was announced by the head of the National Police Serhiy Knyazev on his Twitter page.
"Odesa city. A few minutes ago Opel with EU number plate, knocked down three guardsmen who went on patrol on the eve of the elections. One serviceman died on the spot, two were hospitalized. Three passengers in Opel are injured. The driver was detained," Knyazev wrote.
The head of the National Police expressed his condolences to the family of the deceased and wished recovery to the injured.
Earlier a terrible road accident took place in Odesa, southern Ukraine. As a result of the crash, the car caught fire and its passengers died. This is reported by "7 TV channel."
Last night, the BMW X6 was moving in the direction of Gagarin Avenue. However, at some point, the driver lost control and crashed into a power line pole, while colliding with a parked Hyundai Sonata.
The blow was so strong that the details of the car scattered in different directions, and the car instantly caught fire. Another driver who witnessed the incident tried to extinguish the fire before the arrival of rescuers and the law enforcement officers.
At the time of the accident, there were two people in the car - a 22-year-old driver and a 33-year-old passenger. The woman died on the spot, and the doctors tried to save the man, but he died in intensive care.