Snowfall in Ukraine: rescuers pull cars out of snow drifts and clean highways

140 settlements remain without electricity in the Khmelnytskyi region.

Due to rough weather conditions, rescue teams have been engaged in helping the residents, Censor.NET reports citing the State Emergency Service.

It was reported that a section of road in the center of the village of Yablunytsia in the Ivano-Frankivsk region is covered with ice and the trucks have blocked the traffic. It turned out that two trucks were standing by the roadside, so the cars were moving only one way.

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After the church service in the village of Hoshiv about 30 cars could not drive down the hill. The movement was completely restored after the road was covered with sand.

A "Mercedes-Vito" driver lost control, slid into a ditch and rolled over on the right side in the village of Skobychivka. Rescuers opened the driver's door with a scrap and released the driver and a passenger. Both were taken to a hospital.

The rescuers have also repeatedly rendered their assistance in the Khmelnytskyi region.

The traffic was blocked near the village of Turivka, where a MAN truck embarked on the road. The same accident happened in Bilohirsk area with two Scania trucks, as well as a DAF truck in Horodok village.

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In Shepetivka area, Mercedes minivan with 11 passengers driving from Kyiv to Ternopil pulled over the verge. No passenger was hurt. In Krasyliv area, a bus with 10 passengers got stuck. Rescuers helped to tow the vehicles. In Shepetivka area, rescuers helped to tow an ambulance that also got stuck.

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140 settlements remain without electricity in the Khmelnytskyi region.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n414737