September 15, 2022
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Zelensky was returning after visiting troops in the city of Izyum, recently recaptured by Russian forces, but another car crashed into the presidential motorcade in the Ukrainian capital. His driver received first aid from the president’s medical team and was taken away by ambulance, BTA informs.
The Ukrainian head of state was not seriously injured.
The spokesperson did not specify whether and what injuries Zelensky suffered, but stated that the reasons for what happened are being clarified.
The incident may have led to a delay in the publication of Zelensky’s evening video address, AP notes.