Blast under a parked car was the result of testing of the pipeline.
The explosion on the road formed a failure / photo: Dumbrav Odessa explosion under a parked on the Fontanskaya Doroga street car was the result of testing of the pipeline.

As reported the UNIAN in head Department of the National police in the Odessa region, the incident is not associated with the use of explosive devices or substances.

According to preliminary information, the explosion occurred during testing of the new gas pipe, resulting in the road formed a failure, several cars received mechanical damages.

Now the scene works investigative team. The circumstances and causes of the explosion are being investigated.

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The issue of entering data in the Unified register of pretrial investigations under part 1 of article 272 (violation of safety rules during the execution of works of high danger) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

As said the representative of the municipality, a private contractor conducted the work on the transfer (installation) of the gas pipe. According to preliminary data, a gas pipeline was laid to a high-rise apartment building and today passed the test.

In addition, it became known that during the explosion in a parked BMW was the driver. The man, according to preliminary data, injured his leg, he was taken away by ambulance.

Was also affected Toyota, which stood next to the BMW – it “covered” with sand, pieces of asphalt, broken glass. The female driver shortly before the explosion came out of this machine.

In the municipal institution “Centre-077” reported that the explosion occurred at 13:30 on the 7th station of Big Fountain, near the restaurant “Apsheron”.

“At the moment of explosion a mixture of asphalt and sand rose to a height of 9-10 meters. The cause of the explosion becomes clear. At the scene working investigative team, city emergency services ambulance,” – said the Agency.

Also damaged car, which the blast threw on a tram cloth. It’s broken. The tram traffic was paralyzed.

As explained in the city hall, trams in connection with a gas explosion on the street Petrashevsky only go up to 6 station of Big Fountain. The traffic on the complete route will resume after the damaged car will be removed from rails. This is caused by a tow truck.

As reported the UNIAN, today in the Kiev district of Odessa on the street, an explosion occurred in which result the foreign car has rejected on tram ways.