The driver of a “VAZ-2108” passenger car drove on the center strip and collided with a “Subaru” passenger car at Kherson-Krasnoperekopsk-Symferopol highway near Kherson at 0.25 a.m. today.

According to the Ministry of Emergency, as a result of the collision, seven people, who were in “VAZ-2108”, died, and two people, the driver and passenger of “Subaru”, suffered and were taken to a hospital.

The case is under investigation of the Senior Kherson Oblast Department of the Interior Ministry.

On the whole, 86 traffic accidents were recorded in Ukraine during the last 24 hours, as a result of which 10 people died and 103 suffered.