In the river faced Volkswagen and Ford: two dead, three injured


In the river at speed head-on collision occurred.

Last night on the Poltava highway city Dnipro head-on collision occurred Volkswagen and Ford. Two people died on the spot, two more with injuries of moderate severity and one very “heavy” from the scene by ambulance, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

There were several patrol police cars, three ambulance crews and two fire crews.

The accident happened around at 23:00 at the gas station UPG. According to preliminary information from the police, the Volkswagen Crafter was driving on the Poltava highway in the direction of the outskirts of the city. In front of him began to slow down MAN to skip the transport and turn left.

“It is not known whether the man did not notice the truck, or did not have time to react to the maneuver, either intentionally went ahead. In the end, the Volkswagen went through two solid into the oncoming lane, where “in a forehead” hit a Ford Focus”, — stated in the message.


In the car were three people. Two passengers — a 54-year-old man and 32-year — old woman from traumatized died on the spot. Driver in serious condition by ambulance to the regional hospital named after Mechnikov. In the cabin Volkswagen was two men, 25-year-old driver was seriously injured and the passenger received injuries of moderate severity. Both to assist the doctors took a 6 city hospital. In addition, the driver of the van passed the test for the dragger for the presence of alcohol in the blood — the device showed 0 %.


At the scene worked several patrol police cars, three ambulance crews and two fire crews. Rescuers removed the terminals from the battery and cleaned the fuel from the roadway. Militiamen establish details of the incident.