Eight persons were hurt after a minibus running on the Soroca-Bălți route was involved in a road accident in Elizaveta village of Bălți municipality in the afternoon of May 13.
Acceding to the Bălți Police Inspectorate, a Volkswagen car driven by a man aged 50 changed lanes in unknown circumstances and collided head-on with a route minibus moving legally.
As a result of the impact, six passengers of the minibus and two occupants of the car suffered injuries, being taken to the Bălți Municipal Hospital for medical care.
Contacted by IPN for details, Mihaela Petrova, PR specialist of the Bălți Municipal Clinical Hospital, said that one of the victims, a woman aged 73, was admitted to the intensive care unit in a serious state. The other patients were being examined in the hospital’s acute medical unit.