The criminal case was brought in the Leningrad region, where a driver knocked down two children

© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova in fotobanka. Archival photoThe criminal case was brought in the Leningrad region, where a driver knocked down two children© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova the image Bank

The police opened a criminal case against the driver of the Renault Logan that hit two children on bicycles in the Luga district of the Leningrad region, the press service of the interior Ministry for St. Petersburg and Leningrad region.

According to the Ministry, November 3 at the 10-kilometer dirt road from SNT «Anchor» in the Luga district of the 61-year-old driver, driving a Renault Logan in a state of alcoholic intoxication, hit two children on bicycles, and then ran into a electricity pylon and overturned in a ditch. In the accident, 6-year-old girl died at the scene and 14-year-old was hospitalized.

«On the given fact GSU GU MVD of Russia brought criminal case as regards 4 articles 264 of the criminal code (violation of traffic rules, committed by a person who is intoxicated, negligently caused human death)», — stated in the message.

Police arrested the alleged culprit of the accident.The criminal case was brought in the Leningrad region, where a driver knocked down two children© RIA Novosti, Infographique to do in case of an accident

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