Drunk driver for the accident with the death of a pedestrian near Saratov faces up to seven years

Drunk driver for the accident with the death of a pedestrian near Saratov faces up to seven years© RIA Novosti. Eugene to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Police in Saratov region opened a criminal case against the driver for committing a «drunken» accident involving police car and the death of the pensioner on a pedestrian crossing, said on Saturday the regional Directorate of the interior Ministry.

The accident occurred on Friday at about 06.45 on the street 30 years of Victory in Balakovo. A law enforcement source earlier said that the car VAZ-2113 under the control of the driver signs of intoxication, was deprived of rights, crashed into a patrol car, and while trying to escape from the scene of the accident on the Zebra crossing knocked down and killed 68-the summer pensioner. After that, the driver detained. Local media reported that the driver of the car could be the speediest, a former motorcycle Speedway club «Turbine» (Kiev) Artem Vodacom.

«Criminal case as regards 4 articles 264 of the criminal code «violation of traffic rules, committed in a condition of alcoholic intoxication, entailed on imprudence death of the person». The suspect is detained as article 91 UPK the Russian Federation», — stated in the message.

The defendants in the case face up to seven years of imprisonment.

In the Chapter noted that the suspect in 2010, was sentenced to two years in prison on charges of use of violence against a representative of authorities, and in September of this year, lost his driver’s license for failure to comply with the requirements of the traffic police on passage of medical examination for intoxication.

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