The number of victims in road accident in the Odessa area has increased to four persons, they are hospitalized, said the Department of communication of the police of Odessa region.

“As a result of this incident nine people were killed, four more are hospitalized in medical institutions where they receive assistance,” – said the representative of the police (video published on the website of the police of the Odessa region).

Prequalification – part 3 of article 286 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (violation of rules of traffic safety or transport operation by the persons operating vehicles, entailed death of several persons).

The police also reported that on the stretch of road where the accident occurred, between the villages of New Valley and Prilimanskoe, complicated the traffic, there are police officers who investigate the circumstances of the accident and ensure the safety of the road. Drivers are advised to use an alternative way.

Originally reported nine killed and two injured in an accident involving passenger minibus and a truck, and later appeared information about the three victims.