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Live news: Zelenskyy uninjured in car accident upon returning to Kyiv from Ukraine’s war-torn east

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s president, suffered no critical accidents after being “examined by medical doctors” following a automotive accident upon returning to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv after visiting far jap areas just lately liberated from Russia’s invading military, his spokesperson stated.

“In Kyiv, a automotive collided with the automotive of the President of Ukraine and escort automobiles,” Serhiy Nykyforov, Zelenskyy’s press secretary, stated in a Fb assertion within the early hours of Thursday.

“Medics accompanying the Head of State supplied the driving force of the automotive with emergency assist and transferred him to an ambulance. The president was examined by a physician. No critical accidents had been discovered,” Nykyforov stated, including that “regulation enforcement officers will discover out all of the circumstances of the accident”.

The incident occurred after Zelenskyy on Wednesday visited the strategic city of Izyum, liberated by his military final week in a lightning counterattack that noticed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s forces flee the battlefield in northeastern areas of Ukraine.

In his every day video deal with to the nation, delayed by hours because of the accident, Zelenskyy stated: “I returned from Kharkiv area — from our Kharkiv area … At this time, nearly all the area is de-occupied.”

Zelenskyy added that “the Ukrainians as soon as once more managed to do what many thought was unattainable” by liberating greater than 4,000 sq km of territory within the nation’s north-east within the face of Russia’s military.

Pointing to extra alleged battle crimes dedicated by Russian forces within the jap areas of Ukraine, Zelenskyy stated: “The world should see these destructions, should really feel the ache that Russia has dropped at Ukrainians.”

The president added: “What the world noticed in Bucha, what we noticed within the de-occupied territory of Chernihiv area, Sumy area, and what you and I are seeing now in Kharkiv area are evidences of genocide in opposition to Ukrainians. Proof that Russia can’t deliver something apart from genocide.”

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