On November 8, in the evening, the police received a report of an accident with victims in Uzhgorod district on the highway Kyiv-Chop. The investigative team arrived at the scene.
It was established that on the highway Kyiv-Chop nearby the restaurant "Korop", a minibus "Meresedes-Sprinter" had collided with a tractor MTZ-80. The driver of the "Mercedes", a 28-year-old resident of the city of Ternopil, during overtaking, hit the tractor, which was moving ahead. The latter was driven by a 39-year-old resident of Rakoshyno in Mukachevo district.
As a result of the collision, the tractor and the minibus slid off the road into a ditch, and overturned there.
The driver of the "Mercedes" did not suffer serious injuries, but the tractor driver has polytrauma and a broken arm, he was taken to the hospital in the regional center.
The police started criminal proceeding over the traffic rules violation and are conducting preliminary investigation. The drivers’ blood samples were taken to determine the influence of alcohol. Both vehicles were taken to the police impound lot.