The police have detained the truck driver involved in yesterday's deadly accident near Chernihiv. According to investigators, he could have caused the accident. This is reported by the police of the Chernihiv region.
The driver of the truck involved in the accident that killed 13 people and injured seven others has reportedly been detained. According to preliminary data, the bus "Borzna-Chernigov" was moving in the direction of the regional center.
"A truck, driven by a 44-year-old resident of Chernigov district, was going toward him. The truck driver failed to control the vehicle, drove into the oncoming lane and made a collision with the bus on the stretch of the road between the villages Snovianka and Kiselevka," reads the statement.
As a result, 11 people were killed on the spot (including the bus driver), one died in an ambulance and one more - in hospital. Seven people were hospitalized in Chernihiv medical institutions with injuries of varying severity.
The truck driver was also hospitalized. After medical assistance was rendered, he was detained and kept in a specialized ward under police guard. The issue of notification of suspicion is being solved.