Ukrainian racer Kolesnik died in a car accident in Kyiv - National Police
Car racer Taras Kolesnik died in a car accident in Saperno-Slobidska street in Kyiv, informed Head of Department of Communications of National Police in Kyiv Oksana Blyshchyn.
“The car accident took place at around 4-5 a.m. A car was driving at high speed, when it was skidded 100 to the right side. It bumped into a curbstone and then into two columns of the motorway. Currently, the police are interrogating witnesses”, - she informed.
A criminal case based on part 2 of article 286 (Violation of road traffic security measures or of exploitation of vehicles by persons, who drive the vehicles) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
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On the site of the car accident, the police have established, that the Volkswagen skidded to the right after is has been driving at a very high speed. The car collided with a curbstone and two columns. As a result of the accident, the car was torn into three parts. The 32-year old driver and a 20-year old passenger died at the scene.