In the Donetsk region three people died in the accident

© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace in photobacteria assistance in Ukraine. Archival photoIn the Donetsk region three people died in the accident© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace the image Bank

Two cars collided on the highway Gorlovka-Bakhmut in the Kiev-controlled part of Donetsk region of Ukraine, three were killed, seven were hospitalized, said on Friday the press-service of the regional Department of the National police.

According to law enforcement, collision of vehicles Renault and Opel have been around 10: 00 (same as GMT).

«As a result of the accident from his injuries, three passengers of the Opel died. Drivers and five other passengers were transported to a hospital in the city of Bakhmut with injuries of varying severity», — stated in the message.

Solves a question on excitation of criminal case under article «Violation of safety rules of traffic by the persons operating vehicles, entailed death of the victim».

Lately in Ukraine there have been a number of major road traffic accident with a minibus, which injured citizens of Russia, Belarus and Georgia. After high-profile accidents, the police made a check of the carriers and decided to regain control of the speed in the roads.