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Eight Ukrainians injured in road accident in Russia's Pskov region

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Sep. 10, 2012 14:33
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Eight Ukrainian citizens were injured in a road accident when a minibus overturned in the Pskov region of Russia, the press service of the regional department of the State Inspectorate for Road Safety reported on Monday, Sept. 10.
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PSKOV – Eight Ukrainian citizens were injured in a road accident when a minibus overturned in the Pskov region of Russia, the press service of the regional department of the State Inspectorate for Road Safety reported on Monday, Sept. 10.

"On September 8, at 1745, on the Porkhov-Uspenye highway in Dedovichi district, the 34-year-old driver of a Mercedes Sprinter was driving at an unsafe speed on a turn, did not take into account road and weather conditions, lost control of the vehicle, and overturned in a ditch," the department said.

Eight people, among them the driver and seven passengers, were injured in the accident. All of the victims, citizens of Ukraine, were hospitalized in Porkhov District Hospital.

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