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KIEV, February 04, 21:40 /ITAR-TASS/. The deadly traffic accident in Ukraine’s Sumy region claimed 12 lives, five people were injured, a representative from the regional department of the state emergencies service reported from the site on Tuesday.
The accident took place at 15:35 local time (17:35 Moscow time), when a passenger bus on its route from Sumy to Virovskoye was rammed by a passenger train heading from Kharkov to Vorozhba. “All the bus passengers were either killed or injured,” the representative told Itar-Tass. “Those injured were taken to local hospitals. The train’s passengers were not hurt. The train did not go off rails.” The emergencies service official said he had no information whether there were citizens of other states among the crash victims.
“As for the cause of the accident, it will be investigated by traffic police experts,” he added.
According to earlier reports, the death toll from the road accident near Ukraine’s city of Sumy has reached 13, seven people were injured. “The accident took place at about 17:30 Moscow time at a railway crossing in a suburb of the town of Belopolye,” the press service of the Sumy region prosecutor’s office said. “The driver of a passenger minibus ignored traffic lights and the minibus drove onto train tracks to be virtually torn into two parts by a passenger train heading from Kharkov.