According to her, Baulin indeed received injuries in the accident. The Court's press service confirmed to Interfax-Ukraine that Baulin was in intensive care unit of one of hospitals in the Poltava region.
Photos by the Poltava news agency
"His condition is stable. There are no other details so far. The police are carrying out investigation," the interlocutor of the news agency said.
The Ukrainian Interior Ministry told the agency that it was Constitutional Court head's official car. He was in the passenger seat at the time of the accident. "He received traumatic brain injury, lacerated injuries of head and legs. He was brought to the first city hospital," the interlocutor told the agency.
Criminal proceedings under Part 3 of the Article 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of traffic safety or operation of a vehicle causing death of two or more people) were initiated.
As reported, the car accident took place on the 320th kilometer of the Kyiv-Kharkiv highway at about 8 p.m. Sunday, July 26. Two people died and four other received injuries of varying degrees of severity as a result.
"According to preliminary information, the driver of Toyota Camry collided with Nissan. The driver of Nissan and one of the passengers were killed while two more passengers were injured as a result. The driver and passenger of Toyota Camry were also injured," the statement by the press service of the Poltava region police reads.