Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy Bio
Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was the driver of Doge Pickup truck who killed seven bikers. He faces seven counts of negligent homicide after being taken into custody on Monday morning from his home in West Springfield, Massachusetts.
Truck driver charged in crash that killed 7 motorcyclists
Authorities announced that 23-year-old Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy has been charged with seven counts of negligent homicidehttps://t.co/mG3OkA9xdM https://t.co/sJ0iNkFAsf
— Sound Around (@_Sound_Around_) June 25, 2019
Bikers Crashed/Accident with Truck
He was behind the wheel of a black 2016 Dodge 250 pickup truck, which was towing a flatbed trailer, when he crashed into the group of 10 bikers around 6.30pm on Friday along a two-lane highway that passes through the small town of Randolph, New Hampshire. He fatally crashed Truck into seven motorcyclists in a fiery collision in New Hampshire appeared in court on Monday where he was charged with negligent homicide – as records show he’s been stopped twice before on suspicion of drunk driving.
A pickup truck driver is charged with negligent homicide Monday after allegedly causing a crash in New Hampshire on Friday that left seven motorcyclists dead. 23-year-old Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy was arrested at his home in Massachusetts. pic.twitter.com/39HV9KCbxx
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) June 25, 2019
Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy Age
He is 23 years old.
Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy Accident Victims
In the crash he hit and killed Michael Ferazzi, 62, of Contoocook, New Hampshire; Albert Mazza, 49, of Lee, New Hampshire; Desma Oakes, 42, of Concord, New Hampshire; Aaron Perry, 45, of Farmington, New Hampshire; Daniel Pereira, 58, of Riverside, Rhode Island; and Joanne and Edward Corr, both 58, of Lakeville, Massachusetts.
Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy Job/work Criteria
Zhukovskyy is an employee of a Springfield, Massachusetts, trucking company and was not seriously injured and did not require hospitalization in the crash. His family said he remained cooped up in his room not eating or speaking to anyone
Volodymyr Zhukovskyy was arrested May 11 in a Walmart parking lot after failing a sobriety test, and was also arrested on a drunken driving charge in 2013. https://t.co/jhT30P9bUn
— Stars and Stripes (@starsandstripes) June 25, 2019
Identification from Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy Family
A man who answered the home phone of the Zhukovskyy family identified himself as his brother-in-law and said that the family is in shock and in pain for the slain victims.
Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy Arrested
Since the accident, Zhukovskyy remained cooped up in his room, not eating or speaking to anyone.
Zhukovskyy’s arrest comes one day after about 400 people paid tribute to the slain bikers in a Blessing of the Bikes ceremony for motorcycle enthusiasts on Sunday in New Hampshire.
Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, Truck Driver that Struck Marines Arrested- 7 Cts Negligent Homicide – Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children https://t.co/r8N0QWlINh
— Michael Marin (@MichaelMarin3) June 25, 2019
Tributes to Bikers
On Sunday, hundreds of bikers paid tribute to the victims at the annual Blessing of the Bikes ceremony. Sunday’s event, situated about an hour from the accident site, was expected to draw maybe 100 or 200 people before it was transformed by tragedy.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- He was arrested on Monday
- He charged with seven counts of negligent homicide
- He was the driver of a Dodge pickup truck that crashed into 10 bikers
- 7 Biker killed at the spot, on Friday
- Records show that he was stopped on suspicion of driving drunk just last month on May 11 and in 2013
- The crash took place along a two-lane highway that passes through the small town of Randolph, New Hampshire around 6.30pm on Friday night
- The victims were named as Michael Ferrazzi, 62; Albert Mazza, 49; Desma Oakes, 42; Aaron Perry, 45; Daniel Pereira, 58; and Joanne and Edward Corr, both 58
- He appeared On Monday in the court in Springfield, Massachusetts where he looked down at his feet
- On Sunday The Blessings of the Bikes ceremony turned into a tribute to the seven slain bikers
- Three other bikers were involved in the crash on the New Hampshire highway- all members or supporters of the Marine JarHeads motorcycle club
As Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy of West Springfield now heads to New Hampshire to face charges, we are working to learn more about his driving history in western Massachusetts. https://t.co/tLt4WyWmku
— Western Mass News (@WMassNews) June 25, 2019