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 Six vehicles damaged and three people died in car accident on Kyiv-Odesa highway

Six vehicles were involved in a crash on the Kyiv-Odesa highway last night, Feb. 21.

The car accident happened on the 375th kilometer of the Kyiv-Odesa highway, between the villages of Zhovten and Stari Maiaky. The driver of Moscow-Cahul bus rammed into two trucks, DAF and MAN, Censor.NET reports citing the General Directorate of the Emergency Ministry in the Odesa region.

As a result, the bus overturned. Then, another DAF truck rammed into the bus but was later rammed itself by a ZAZ Vida car and a Mercedes Vito minivan.

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Using special tools, the rescuers cut off the bus door, saved the injured driver from the vehicle and handed him over to ambulance workers.

There were 37 passengers in the bus. Three of them were killed in the accident. Six wounded passengers were hospitalized in the village of Shyriaieve.

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