Accident near Ternopil, according to the police, due to the fact that the driver fell asleep
In a tragic road accident, which occurred at 16:00 on 30 may under the Ternopil killed four employees of “Ukrenergo”. About it reports a press-service of the National police in the region, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to RBC-Ukraine
According to police, the tragedy occurred in Zbarazh district, on the highway Domanovo-Kovel-Chernivtsi-Terebleche, the turn to the village of Zaruddia. The driver of the Mitsubishi L200 has not coped with management, flew into the oncoming lane and collided with the truck MAN.
Three passengers, 42, 46 and 61 years, died at the scene, another resident of Ternopil 1977, died in hospital a few hours after the accident.
The driver of the car in 1958 is in intensive care. He had a closed craniocerebral injury, fracture of the jaw, bones of the forearm and ribs, and multiple stab wounds of the skull, a concussion and injured knee.
Information on the death of employees was confirmed by the head of SE “NPC Ukrenergo Vsevolod Kovalchuk on his page in Facebook.
Kovalchuk says that the linear brigade senior master, three electricians and the driver was returning from the place of work.
The chamber driver clock guard on duty. He was declared a suspect under article 286 part 3 of the criminal code (“Violation of safety rules of the road, which resulted in the deaths of several persons).
According to preliminary data, the driver of the truck was sober. However, both drivers took a blood-alcohol content.
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Militiamen assume that the driver of the Mitsubishi was able to fall asleep at the wheel.