PARNAS leader attacked during march in Nemtsov’s memorySociety & Culture February 26, 16:59
Donetsk water purification station recaptured from Ukrainian radicalsWorld February 26, 15:24
Russian skiers Ustyugov, Kryukov win team sprint at World ChampionshipsSport February 26, 15:23
Opposition activist Dadin sentenced for disorders at rallies leaves jailRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 26, 12:58
Aerospace Force chief says Russian army to get new combat jets and helicoptersMilitary & Defense February 26, 11:15
Mistura says Homs terror attacks attempt to derail Geneva talksWorld February 26, 5:49
Where to watch unique solar eclipse and spectacular ‘ring of fire’Science & Space February 26, 3:24
HNC expects Trump to correct Obama's mistakes in Syria - delegation headWorld February 26, 3:08
War on terror to dominate Geneva talks — Syrian UN envoyWorld February 25, 23:48
MOSCOW, October 22 (Itar-Tass) — A policeman driving his car struck a six-year-old girl at a pedestrian crossing in south-eastern Moscow on Monday.
The mother with the child did not reach the other side yet when the traffic light for pedestrians changed the green for the red signal and cars started moving, a source at the Russian Investigative Committee (SK) told Itar-Tass.
According to the preliminary information, the mother and her child were crossing the street when the light for pedestrians was green, but they did not reach the other side yet when the light changed for the red signal. The cars started moving, and the policeman in his car struck the child. The girl with injuries and suspected brain concussion is hospitalized.
The accident occurred at a controlled pedestrian crossing at Borisovsky Street at 08:30 Moscow time on Monday. The driver is a district police officer. He works in the Northern Orekhovo-Borisovo district. He was driving his personal VAZ-2107 and was on the way to his work place. He was not alcohol-intoxicated, the press service of the Moscow police department reported.
An investigation is underway to establish circumstances of the accident. Witnesses are questioned, the SK source said.