A 74-year-old immigrant from Mariupol died in Chernivtsi after falling out of the passenger compartment of a trolleybus while it was moving.
This was reported by the press service of the police of the Chernivtsi region.
According to law enforcement officers, the incident took place on Holovnaya Street in Chernivtsi.
"The police have previously determined that the 26-year-old driver of the trolley bus started moving and allowed the female passenger to fall out of the public transport cabin. As a result of the fall, the 74-year-old native of Mariupol died on the spot from her injuries," the police report said.
Currently, law enforcement officers have opened criminal proceedings under part 2 of Article
286 of the Criminal Code (violation of traffic safety rules, which led to the death of the victim).
The sanction of the article provides up to eight years of imprisonment.
Currently, the investigation is ongoing, the police are establishing all the circumstances of the fatal accident.
We will remind you that on December 24, a fatal
accident occurred in Vinnytsia region, in which a mother and daughter died
, eight more people were injured.
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