The culprit of the fatal accident near Penza was given 2.5 years in jail

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The culprit of road accident in the Penza region with participation of two Mercedes cars and two trucks, in which the person died, got 2.5 years in jail, said on Monday the Prosecutor General’s office.

According to authorities, the man in November 2015 moving on the road, driving a truck «MAZ» with eight tons of concrete. The investigators believe that the driver did not realize the intensity of traffic, condition of the goods, did not choose the optimal speed limit. The truck went into oncoming traffic, where it collided with a Mercedes-Benz Actros with semitrailer. Mercedes, in turn, hooked the other Mercedes, and the truck party at this point, collided with another truck, whose driver died on the spot. In the accident caught fire three vehicles.

«The court, the culprit was sentenced to two years six months of imprisonment with punishment serving in a colony-settlement. In addition, he is deprived of the right to engage in activities to drive vehicles for a period of two years. The verdict has not entered into force», — is spoken in the message of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation.

The Department clarifies that the claim about compensation of moral and material harm will be dealt with in civil proceedings.

The culprit of the fatal accident near Penza was given 2.5 years in jail© RIA Novosti, Infographique to do in case of an accident

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