A head-on collision of an “Alfa Romeo” car and a “VAZ-2106” car took place at “Gadyach – Poltava” highway, in near Opyshnya village of the Zenkovskyi region, the Poltava Oblast.

According to the Emergency Ministry of Ukraine, as a result of the traffic accident, 6 people were killed and 1 person in moderately severe condition was taken to hospital.

An investigation into the accident is carried out by the law-enforcement agencies.