A fatal accident occurred in Mukachevo district

27 February 2015 15:12  3693095 094074
A fatal accident occurred in Mukachevo district

On the Kyiv-Chop highway, near the village of Ivanivtsi in Mukachevo district, a bus driver fatally injured a 19-year-old cyclist who was moving on the oncoming lane.

Mukachevo city police received from an unknown caller a report of the accident on the 777th kilometer of the international road Kyiv-Chop.

According to preliminary information, the driver of a bus "SETRA", following the route "Vinnytsia - Italy", while overtaking, drove onto the oncoming lane. Two cyclists without light-reflecting elements were riding in the opposite direction. So, the bus driver did not notice cyclists on time and was unable to avoid the collision.

Due to the impact, one of the cyclist was thrown on the roadside, he died on the spot from the injuries. He was a 19-year-old resident of a nearby village of Rakoshyno.

Criminal proceeding over this fact has been opened.

Mukachevo City Police Department

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