Late in the evening on Friday, March 1, in Kharkiv tram and killed a pedestrian.
The incident occurred at about 23:11 on the street Heroes of Labor, close to several major shopping and entertainment center. According to law enforcement, 38-year-old pedestrian was hit by a tram, despite the fact that the driver applied the emergency brake: the vehicle failed to stop.
On this fact openly criminal proceedings under part 2 of article 286 (violation of traffic safety or transport operation by the persons operating vehicles) the Criminal code of Ukraine.
Eyewitnesses of the accident reported in Facebook that the incident occurred just 20 meters from the stop. The driver has applied emergency braking, however, the man was dragged under the first car and reached under him for about 7 meters. A deadly accident happened with tram 26.