For four days in May, 9 traffic accidents were registered in Sevastopol, in which 1 person died — the driver 1966 of the year of birth, and 13 received various injuries, including three minors: two pedestrians 8 and years old, as well as 10-year-old passenger of the car.
An accident in which a child was injured that caused serious bodily harm occurred on Saturday 30 April. A girl, 2013 year of birth, sitting on a skateboard, suddenly drove onto the carriageway due to a turn and fell under the wheels of a Mazda car driven by 13-year-old driver. The child was hospitalized with a severe injury , the press service of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs in Sevastopol reported.
The traffic police of Sevastopol urges parents to strictly control the behavior of their children outside the home and daily remind them of the safety rules in the road transport environment.
Also over the weekend holidays, one driver was in a state of intoxication at the time of the accident, another one fled the scene, the search for him is ongoing. Four motor vehicle drivers also became involved in road accidents.
Over the past weekend, the traffic police officers revealed 274 administrative offenses, including 18 drivers drove a transport drug in a state of intoxication, four of them repeatedly, for which criminal liability is provided, 13 violated the rules for driving a pedestrian crossing, 13 transported young passengers without child restraints, 11 drove into the oncoming lane in violation of traffic rules, 6 motorcyclists moved without motorcycle helmets, which is a violation of paragraph 2.1.2. SDA.
The traffic police warns drivers and pedestrians! A few more holidays are ahead. Traffic police officers are on duty around the clock to ensure order not only on city highways, but also on the roads of remote rural settlements. Particular attention is paid to gross violations of traffic rules, the violation of which may pose a threat to road safety for all its participants, including drunk driving, driving into the oncoming lane in violation of traffic rules, violation of the rules for driving a pedestrian crossing and the order of passage of an intersection, crossing roadway in the wrong place.
Source: press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the city of Sevastopol