According to preliminary information, the 41-year-old BMW driver was heading towards Korosten when he lost control of his vehicle, crossed into the lane designated for the oncoming traffic, and rammed the bus. He died of fatal injuries on the spot.
The bus was carrying 16 children of varying ages and a 28-year-old local school teacher. The children were provided with first aid on the spot without further hospitalization.
Subsequently, four children aged 8, 11, 14, and 15 sought additional medical assistance as they suffered bruising on various external parts of the body and were ordered the outpatient treatment.
Photos by the National Police Directorate in the Zhytomyr region