Ukrainian MP rams into tram in Kyiv, both drivers injured

Source : 112 Ukraine

The People's Deputy from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Oleh Barna and tram driver were taken to the hospital
08:03, 15 June 2017

AutiKiev Facebook

A car rammed into the tram on Peremohy Square in Kyiv. This was reported in Facebook by AutoKiev.

"Right now, on Peremohy Square, the car drove into the tram, the tram came off the rails."  There are already 4 ambulances here, it is not clear whether the driver of the car is alive, "the message said.

"The eyewitnesses ran up and, in order to avoid the fire, they used a fire extinguisher on the car, the driver and the passenger were injured, the ambulance took the victims to the hospital. The circumstances of the accident are being clarified, "the message says on a Facebook page.  

Later it was reported by Espresso-TV that the driver of the car was People's Deputy from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Oleh Barna.

112 Agency

“The car Skoda and the tram number 18 collided. According to preliminary data, the car did not give way to the tram and hit it. The car driver was MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Oleh Barna. The impact was so strong that the tram was derailed. The widows all broke in the tram, it was at this time without passengers, "the statement said.  

Related: More than 12 thousand Ukrainians died over last three years in traffic accidents, — Groysman

Sources Censor.NET also reported that on Peremohy Square it was Oleh Barna on Skoda Superb who rammed into the tram. As a result, the tram came off the rails. The politician was hospitalized in the 17th hospital, the agency reports.  

Earlier it was reported that Ukrainian tourists are receiving treatment after road accident in Turkey. MFA did not specify the number of the injured.

Related: Two people die, 12 get injured in road accident in Lviv region

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