Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was involved in a car accident in Kyiv early Thursday morning on his way back from the city of Izium, but was not injured.
This was confirmed by the Ukrainian President’s spokesman, Sergei Nikiforov, in a statement on Facebook, after which a vehicle crashed into the presidential convoy.
According to Nikiforov, the doctors accompanying the President of Ukraine provided emergency assistance to the driver of the car, who was then taken to a hospital by ambulance. “The president was examined by a doctor and no serious injuries were found,” the letter said.
According to a presidential spokesman, the Ukrainian police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
Volodymyr Zelensky car accident:
Zelenski traveled to the city of Izium in the Kharkov region on Wednesday, which was recently “liberated” by Russian troops, and attended the official flag-raising ceremony there.
“When we used to look up, we always looked for the blue sky, for the sun. Now, especially in the occupied territories, we are only looking for one thing: the flag of our country,” said Zelenski in the presence of the military “heroes”. , according to his office.
Zelensky has been evaluated by doctors after a car crash.
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The Ukrainian President’s vehicle apparently collided with a car during the night. The police are investigating the circumstances of the accident.
According to his spokesman in Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was involved in a car accident. A car collided with the head of state’s car and the escort vehicles in the Ukrainian capital, spokesman Serhiy Nykyforov wrote on Facebook early Thursday morning. Selenskyj was examined by a doctor. “No serious injuries were found.” No further details about his state of health were initially given.
Paramedics took care of the driver of the other car and took him to a hospital. The police are investigating the circumstances of the accident. On Wednesday, Zelenskyy visited the city of Izyum in eastern Ukraine, which was recaptured a few days ago, and took part in a ceremony to raise the Ukrainian flag.
Zelensky praises Ukrainian counter-offensive
In his nightly video message, which was distributed shortly after the accident became known, Selenskyj said that almost the entire Kharkiv region had now been recaptured from the hands of the Russian occupiers. The Ukrainian army has “succeeded in what many thought was impossible”.
According to its own statements, Ukraine has achieved great success in its counter-offensive in the north-eastern region of Kharkiv and on the southern front near Cherson on the Black Sea. According to this, Ukrainian troops have recaptured hundreds of villages and towns since the beginning of September.