In Yaroslavl has sentenced the driver ran over the fallen on the transition woman

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A court in Yaroslavl sentenced to imprisonment for two and a half years, 76-year-old driver who hit the woman, who slipped and fell in the crosswalk and then left the scene, said on Friday the Ministry of internal Affairs in the region.

In February on YouTube appeared a video which shows how a woman crossing the road while cars for the red light, but, slipping, falling. Occupying the middle lane the car as soon as drivers turned green, started to move and hit not yet risen woman. Eyewitnesses of the incident was in no hurry to help the victim. Standing at the traffic lights, the cars drove around her, passers-by walked over and helped up only after some time. The woman was hospitalized with a leg injury, she needed surgery. The video was shot in Yaroslavl.

The police found that the incident occurred around 9.00 am GMT, 7 February at the intersection of Engineering and Ordzhonikidze street. Woman hit by Lada Granta silver color, at which wheel there was a man born in 1942. After the incident, he was deprived of his driving license for one year. In addition, the police opened a criminal case on violation of traffic rules, entailed on imprudence causing of heavy harm to health of the person.

«Zavolzhsky district court sentenced a man born in 1942… He was sentenced to restriction of liberty for a term of 2 years and 6 months and deprivation of the right to engage in activities to drive vehicles for a period of 2 years and 6 months», — stated in the message of Ministry of internal Affairs in the region.

It is noted that the investigation was conducted graphic arts, technical, technical, forensic, technical expertise.

«During the investigation the driver admitted his guilt and explained that he did not see the fallen on a pedestrian crossing woman», — informs the police.