Car accident in Kharkiv: Police publishes personal data of killed and injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

Stepfather of the girl suspected of being responsible for the accident Vasyl Zaitsev said that she has never broken the traffic rules
22:11, 19 October 2017

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Kharkiv police published personal information of the victims of yesterday's car accident on Sumska street. This was reported by the press service of the police in Facebook.

Five people were killed, six were injured, according to the message.

Earlier the information on victims was different.

The stepfather of the suspected of car accident in Kharkiv Vasyl Zaitsev said that the girl has never violated the traffic rules, reports Kharkiv Today.

"There is a great grief in our family, she drives a car for two years and she did violate the rules during that time. The girl was sober, she was traveling with a friend, this is my car, we took on credit five years ago and paid it already. She didn't eat for 24 hours now. We have not yet been given a chance to talk to her, she was immediately closed in jail, " Vasyl Zaitsev said.

He noted that he is not aware of the details of the accident, and the reasons can only be found out from media information. Also he is sure that the driver of the car Volkswagen Touareg was guilty of the accident.

"She was hit, you know, the car is shattered, she was just thrown aside. As Tuareg was driving ... it's unclear how he hit her like that," stepfather added.

Related: Lexus driver who ran over crowd in Kharkiv already arrested, - Interior minister

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.

Related: Video of deadly car accident aftermath in Kharkiv hit internet

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