As reported by Censor.NET citing the statement by the press service for the local police directorate, the law enforcers received a report on a car crash involving Mazda, a minivan and a passenger bus carrying employees of a Kryvyi Rih-based enterprise at about 5:53 a.m. on April 17.
The accident took place on the crossing of Metallurhiv and Heroiv ATO streets in Kryvyi Rih.
According to preliminary police findings, eight persons were killed in the car crash and more than 18 people were taken to a hospital. Four of the victims are in grave condition. Detectives of the Investigative Department of the National Police Main Directorate in the Dnipropetrovsk region are working at the scene.
The police initiated criminal proceedings into the deadly car crash under part 3 of article 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.