The police called the cause of the collision of a car into a crowd of passers-by in Kharkiv
Entering the crowd in Kharkov Lexus threw out on the sidewalk after it collided with another car, said the adviser to the interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko on his page in Facebook.
At the intersection of Sumskaya street and Bursatsky descent clashed Lexus and Volkswagen Touareg. Behind the wheel was a girl born in 1997, he said. At this Gerashchenko has called her “major.” It is, “passing on a red light at high speed crashed into a car Volkswagen Touareg,” he wrote.
According to him, the SUV belongs to the father of the girl. From the received blow the car was thrown to the pavement the streets of Sumy, where at this time there were dozens of pedestrians. The accident killed six people, five people were injured, they were hospitalized. Gerashchenko said that the drivers of both cars survived, they were taken for testing for the presence of alcohol or drugs.
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The consequence checks all the circumstances of the incident. “The investigation also will examine the circumstances of obtaining a driving licence of the driver of the Lexus,” — said the adviser to the interior Minister. He added that the girl was detained for three days after the court determines for it a measure of restraint. To it threatens from 5 till 10 years of imprisonment.
In his message Gerashchenko also expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the accident.
The car crashed into a crowd of passers-by in Kharkiv earlier on October 18. In fact the incident a criminal case.