The shuttle bus, supposedly heading for Kyiv from Rivne, collided with a DAF truck shortly before reaching Zhytomyr.
The latest update as of 11:30 a.m. says that the accident claimed 10 lives. Another 10 persons who received injuries of varying severity were taken to healthcare facilities.
Police, rescuers and paramedics are working at the scene. The circumstances of the deadly car crash are being established.
Another high-profile car crash resulting in five people killed and 12 injured took place on Kyiv-Odesa highway earlier today.