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Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been involved in a car accident in Kyiv, but escaped serious injury, his press secretary said early Thursday morning.
“In Kyiv, a car collided with the car of the president of Ukraine and escort vehicles,” Sergii Nykyforod reported on Facebook about 1.20 am local time.
“Medics accompanying the head of state provided the driver of the car with emergency aid and transferred him to an ambulance. The president was examined by a doctor, no serious injuries were found.”
The official did say whether Zelenskyy sustained any minor injuries.
Nykyforod added that law enforcement will investigate the accident.
Some local news agencies and publications have shown images of the accident site on social media.
Photographs and video taken by eyewitnesses show emergency vehicles on one of the streets of the Ukrainian capital, which has not been identified by the authorities.