The court arrested the driver who has brought down people on Prospekt Mira in Moscow

© Photo : AGN «Moscow» / Nikitichev Andrewjeski stop on Mira Avenue the driver of the SUV Alexander Ovechkin in Tagansky courtThe court arrested the driver who has brought down people on Prospekt Mira in Moscow© Photo : AGN «Moscow» / Nikitichev Andrew

Tagansky court of Moscow sanctioned the arrest of the driver of Alexander Ovechkin, who hit the people standing at the bus stop on Prospekt Mira, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the court Yulia terrible.

«The court investigation at the request of chose a measure of restraint in the form of detention», she said.

Ovechkin charged under part 4 of article 264 criminal code (violation of traffic rules by a person in a state of intoxication, entailed on imprudence death of the person). The sanction of this article provides till seven years of imprisonment.

Earlier in the press service of the Moscow Department of the traffic police, RIA Novosti reported that one person was killed and four others injured after the driver of the car lost control and drove into the people standing at the bus stop on Prospekt Mira in Moscow. As has informed a source in law enforcement bodies, the car driver may have been drunk. He refused from medical examination.

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