Censor.NET reports citing Kharkiv police.
Reportedly, a Lexus vehicle crossed the road at red traffic light and hit another car, after which got onto a sidewalk and hit a crowd of pedestrians. Five people were killed, six injured.
The injured have been taken to emergency rooms.
The woman driver of the Lexus was subsequently detained. She is facing up to 10 years in prison.
Twitter users posted photos from the tragedy site.
A photo of the driver's licence of the woman who killed five people has been also posted online.