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Teenage football team from Ukraine in deadly car crash in Belarus

One boy was killed and six badly injured.

Teenage football team from Ukraine in deadly car crash in Belarus
Photo: Traffic police in Brest Region

Children from a Ukrainian football team have been hurt in a car collision in Kamyanets District in Belarus. One 13-year-old boy was killed and six badly wounded, according to the Belarusian Health Ministry.

The incident took place near the village of Martynyuki at around 7 a.m. local time on 13 May.

All the victims have brain injuries of various gravity, broken and twisted bones. One boy is in bad condition and had to be connected to a ventilator.

According to preliminary reports, the Renault Master van carrying the team hit a loader going in the same direction.

Belarusian authorities promised the best medical help to the team.