A 40-year-old woman died this morning in a car accident in Fălești district. Four other people, including the driver and a 9-year-old child, were taken to hospital. All are Ukrainian nationals from Odesa and Mykolaiv who have been staying in Moldova for several months.
The police said the accident occurred at around 7AM on a stretch of road between the villages of Hiliuți and Gara Catranîc in Fălești. It is believed the 36-year-old woman driving the car lost control of the vehicle and crashed it into a roadside tree.
An extrication squad had to intervene. The front-seat passenger died immediately. The other occupants were rushed to the Bălți City Hospital.