Car accident in Zhytomyr region: court puts passenger bus owner under house arrest

Source : 112 Ukraine

The suspect did not plead guilty
15:32, 23 July 2018

Zhytomyr online

A court in Zhytomyr has chosen the restrictive measure for the owner of a passenger bus where ten people died in the car accident in the form of the house arrest as the local portal "Zhytomyr online" reported.

"Zhytomyr court chose the restrictive measure for Petro Lutsyk, the owner of a passenger bus that got in the car accident in Hlubochytsia village in the form of the house arrest for two months," the message said.

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According to portal, a man felt bad during the court session and the doctors were called for him.

It became known about the technical faults of the vehicle during the hearing. The prosecutor confirmed that the brakes went out at the passenger bus during the trip. The suspect belied this information and did not plead guilty.

He is accused of "the release for the exploitation of the vehicles in a bad state of repair or another violation of their exploitation.

Related: Five die, twelve sustain injuries in road accident in Mykolaiv region

Reportedly, a shuttle bus and a truck crashed on the Kyiv-Chop highway near Zhytomyr region. As a result of the accident, ten people died and the same number of people injured. The Police claimed that a child and the driver of the bus are among the dead. Moreover, a citizen of Georgia and two citizens of Russia are among the dead. The driver of the truck is giving testimony.  

As of July 21, the Condition of nine victims is stabilized

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