A land rover driven by a drunk driver struck people at a tram stop in Kharkiv on Friday evening. Six people died in the accident, according to Itar-Tass.

The test results in a narcological centre confirmed that the driver was in a drunken state, the Ukrainian traffic police press service said on Saturday.

Six people, including children aged twelve and five, died in the accident. Two with severe injuries were hospitalised.

Eight people died in two other accidents in Ukraine overnight, the Emergencies Ministry said.

A car struck pedestrians and then hit a shop in the village of Zarichya in the Zhytomyr region. Four people died and one was injured.

A Kyiv-Ivano-Frankivsk passenger train collided with a VAZ car at a controlled crossing near the village of Ozeryany in the Rivne region. Four people, the driver and passengers in the car, died in the accident.