Passenger van carrying 17 people overturns in Donetsk region

Passenger van carrying 17 people overturns in Donetsk region

A Volkswagen van, carrying 17 passengers to Berdyansk, overturned on the road in the Donetsk region. Seven people were injured, including a little girl, the press service of the National Police of Ukraine in the Donetsk region has reported.

"The van was running on the route from Selidovo to Berdyansk. As a result of the traffic accident seven people were injured. The driver and a passenger, sitting behind him, were taken to a hospital in critical condition. Another five injured passengers sustained various types of injuries. Among the victims is a four-year old girl," the report has said.

Police have noted that the accident occurred today, on Wednesday, at about 7.20, when the driver lost control of the vehicle. Police are investigating the crash.


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