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Three killed and three injured in a car collision in Lviv region

The accident occurred on February 26, at about 04.40 a.m., on the Ternopil-Lviv highway near the village of Slovita, Lviv district.

As law enforcement officers have preliminarily established, the driver of a VAZ 2109, a 21-year-old resident of a village in Zolochiv district, lost control, drove into oncoming traffic and collided with a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 313 minibus driven by a 41-year-old resident of Lviv.

The driver of the car and his passenger, a 24-year-old resident of Zolochiv district, died at the scene of the accident. Another passenger of the VAZ 2109, a 28-year-old resident of Kirovograd Oblast, was injured and died in an ambulance despite the efforts of paramedics. In addition, the driver of the minibus, his passenger, a 38-year-old resident of Lviv district, and a passenger of the car, a 41-year-old resident of Zolochiv district, were injured and taken to a medical facility.

It was established that the driver of the VAZ 2109 was in a state of intoxication.

Investigators of the Transport Crimes Investigation Department of the Lviv Regional Police opened criminal proceedings over the incident under Part 4 of Article 286-1 (Violation of the rules of road safety or operation of transport by persons driving vehicles in a state of intoxication, which caused the death of several persons) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Law enforcement officers are establishing all the circumstances of the incident.

Lviv regional police communication department

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