The number of victims in road accident in southern Ukraine has risen to 21

© Fotolia / FotokonАвтомобиль ambulance in Kiev. Archival photoThe number of victims in road accident in southern Ukraine has risen to 21© Fotolia / Fotokon

The number of victims in large road accident with bus in the city of Krivoy Rog Dnepropetrovsk region has increased from 17 to 21 people, reports the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.

The authority previously reported that early Tuesday morning the accident happened in Krivoy Rog involving bus, minibus and passenger car, as a result, eight people died and 17 were injured. The police reported that injured more than 18 people.

«According to preliminary data, as a result of collision of a passenger car, passenger bus and taxi killed eight people and injured 21 people,» — said in a statement on the website of the civil service.

According to the Agency, at the time of collision in the car there were two people on the bus three people in the taxi were roughly 25 people.

It is reported that rescuers with rescue equipment recovered the bodies of three victims from the wrecked vehicles and rescued the taxi driver, all the injured were sent to hospitals in the city of Krivoy Rog. The bodies of the dead directed on it is judicial-medical examination, the police conducted investigations.

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