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Drunk road policeman knocks down four pedestrians in central Russia

November 02, 2014, 0:55 UTC+3 YAROSLAVL

Wounded woman was taken to hospital

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YAROSLAVL, November 2. /TASS/. A drunk road policeman driving a car has knocked down four pedestrians in central Russia’s Yaroslavl region. A wounded woman was taken to hospital after the road accident, the press service of regional police department reported.

“Overnight to November 1 a policeman born in 1976 driving a personal car VAZ-2107 ran down several pedestrians walking on the right lane of the road in the same direction in village of Novy Nekouz in Vokzalnaya Street in central Russia’s Yaroslavl region,” the press service of regional police department said, adding that “Three local residents, including a man born in 1991, a woman born in 1988 and a woman born in 1985 have got bruises in the road accident. Another woman born in 1985 was taken to hospital with wounds.”

Road police, chiefs of regional road police department and local police went to the road accident site. Police found that the driver who knocked down by-passers was drunk.

“The Russian road police chief in Yaroslavl region ordered to set up a committee for a service inquiry to find all details of the road accident,” the regional police department said, noting that “Upon results of the service inquiry this will be decided to fire the guilty policeman from police and reprimand local police chiefs."

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