ULYANOVSK, May 14 (Itar-Tass) —— Charges are brought against a former judge of the Shcholkovo municipal court, the Moscow Region, Valery Sas, over the traffic accident that occurred through his fault in the Ulyanovsk Region last year, the press service of the Russian Investigative Committee's regional department said on Monday.
He is charged with traffic regulations violation committed in a drunken state that caused death of two people.
According to the investigators, on January 22, 2011, the man, who was in a drunken state, when driving his Toyota on the bridge across the Volga in the city of Ulyanovsk, drove onto the other lane where his car collided with a VAZ car. The driver and a passenger in the VAZ died, and another passenger was seriously injured.
A panel of judges of the Moscow Region terminated the powers of the judge in February 2011.