Near Saratov the drunk driver knocked down a pedestrian, leaving the chase

Near Saratov the drunk driver knocked down a pedestrian, leaving the chase© Fotolia/ Alexandr Blinov

Deprived of rights by a drunk driver on Friday crashed into a police car in the city of Balakovo, Saratov region, and then, leaving the chase, hit and killed a woman on a pedestrian crossing, reported RIA Novosti a source in law enforcement bodies of the region.

Local media reported that allegedly while driving could be the speediest, a former motorcycle Speedway club «Turbine» (Kiev) Artem Vodacom.

«The driver of the car VAZ-2113… with signs of alcoholic intoxication collided with a police car and tried from the accident scene to escape. He drove a short distance and at the crosswalk brought down the woman 68 years old, the pedestrian from the received traumas has died on the spot. In the future, the attacker, after another 100 meters, tried to hide in yards, but was detained», — said the Agency interlocutor.

He said that the 25-year-old driver was previously deprived of a driving license, and after the arrest of the medical examination refused.

In regional management of traffic police has informed RIA Novosti that the accident occurred on Friday at about 06.45 (05.45 GMT) on the street 30 years of Victory. The Ministry confirmed that the driver was arrested, but information about his identity is not specified.

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