During today's meeting on the case of the deadly accident in Kharkiv, in which five people were killed, the court granted all the petitions of the prosecutor's office. In addition to choosing the precautionary measure for the suspect Olena Zaitseva in form of arrest for 60 days, the court stripped her of her driver's license, and also seized Lexus and Volkswagen Touareg cars. This was reported by the correspondent on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.
“As soon as the hearing ended, the judge granted all the petitions of the prosecutor's office - deprived Olena of the right to drive until December 19, and seized Lexus and Volkswagen Touareg cars that were in the accident. The defense has 7 calendar days to appeal the court decisions, "the correspondent said.
In addition, Information that driver of Volkswagen Touareg was Security Service worker appeared in the internet. However, the SBU did not confirm this, saying that the man has nothing to do with the Security Service.
As it was reported according to the police, a SUV drove into a crowd of people in Kharkiv. As a result, five people died, six more were injured. The tragedy happened at about 8:45 pm at the crossing of Sumska street and Mechnykova lane. The driver of Lexus RX ran on red lights which led to a crash with Volkswagen Touareg.
“Lexus RX, with a 20 year old woman at the wheel, was running on the red light from the Square of Constitution in the direction of Sumska street. The driver of the Lexus didn’t give priority to the Volkswagen Touareg with a 49 year old citizen of Kharkiv at the wheel, who was heading from Bursatsky descent towards Donets-Zakharzhevskogo street. In the result of the car accident, Lexus hit the pedestrians, who lined up at the traffic lights waiting to cross Sumska street. Five people died at the scene in the result of the stroke,” reads the message of the law enforcement bodies.