21 Sep 2019 15:55

Nine killed in road accident in Odesa region - police, citing preliminary info

KYIV. Sept 21 (Interfax) - A mini-bus and a truck have collided in the Ovidiopol district of the Odesa region; nine are dead, and two are injured, the regional police said in a statement.

"Nine people were killed, and two suffered injuries as a result of collision of a packed mini-bus en route to Odesa and a truck on its way from the regional center. Casualty information is being verified," the police said.

The road accident happened between the villages of Nova Dolyna and Prylymanske.

An investigative team, rescuers, and paramedics are working on the scene. Details of the accident are being established.