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MOSCOW, September 23 (Itar-Tass) — Police have initiated criminal proceedings in connection with a road accident on Moscow’s Minskaya Street where a reckless drunk driver killed seven people, including four women, and injured three on Saturday afternoon.
A drunk driver who was driving a Toyota car rammed into a public transport stop at a very high speed killing seven people and injuring three. Police detained the driver who was taken to hospital. The results of medical examination have confirmed that the man was drunk.
“As soon as the condition of the driver stabilizes, police are going to decide whether he should be taken into custody,” the press service of the Moscow Interior Ministry department told Itar-Tass.
Moscow law enforcers confirmed that there were no kids among the dead and injured. Four people were hospitalized, including two in serious condition. He added that the car had rammed into the stop at a very high speed and literally scattered the people in various directions. It’s difficult to identify the dead bodies, the police source said.
Police have initiated criminal proceedings according to part one of Article 264 of the Russian Penal Code: an action committed by a person who was in a state of being drunk that led to the death of two or more people. The drunk Toyota driver may face up to five years of forced labor and be deprived of his driving license for a period of up to three years or spend nine years in prison and be deprived of the right to drive a car for a period of up to three years.