Driver who ran over crowd in Kharkiv remains in custody

19:44, 20 October 2017

The court decided to detain Olena Zaitseva, the driver who ran over a group of pedestrians in Kharkiv city earlier this week. The judge granted the prosecution’s motion during today’s court session.

Therefore, the 20-year-old remains in custody. As is known, Zaitseva is the suspect in the bloody tragedy that took place in Kharkiv on Wednesday.

The SUV driver violated the road traffic, running red light and crashing into another vehicle; after the collision, her car ran over a crowd of eleven people. Five of them perished, another six were injured.