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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Tram Crash Kills 32

DNEPRODZERZHINSK, Ukraine () -- A runaway tram car loaded with passengers careened off the tracks and slammed into a concrete wall, killing at least 32 people and injuring 75, officials said.


On Tuesday night, the tram was traveling downhill at top speed when the brakes failed, officials said.


President Leonid Kuchma canceled celebration rallies devoted to the adoption of a new Ukrainian constitution and announced Wednesday as a mourning day in Ukraine, a duty secretary in the presidential office said.