This was reported by the press secretary of the traffic police in the Transcarpathian region Hanna Trofimchuk.
Now he is in Beregovo mental hospital. The man applied there for medical treatment of psychological stress.
Yesterday as a result of the accident, a mother and her 7-year-old daughter died on the spot, another two children: a boy of 9 and a girl of 12 years with severe injuries are being treated in intensive care unit of the district hospital. The 54-year-old Mitsubishi driver was not injured, but he was taken to hospital, whence he escaped.
According to unofficial information, the driver is the acting chief of Khust branch of "Zakarpathaz" PJSC Pavlo Nahirny.