Mercedes driver who ran over two pedestrians in Moscow studies at University of Justice
In Moscow, traffic police officers have managed to establish the identity of the Mercedes SLR supercar driver, who ran over two pedestrians in the western part of the capital last night.
It is established that at the time the incident took place, a 22-year-old M. Khamzat was behind the wheel of the car. The young man is a student of the North-Caucasian branch of the Russian Academy of Justice. As of today, this education institution is the Russian State University of Justice. During the inspection of the accident site, law enforcement officers found a passport belonging to the suspect in his car. In addition, accident eyewitnesses recognized him from his photo.
“Mercedes SLR belongs to a resident of North Ossetia, however, he has been found to be not involved in the accident. His acquaintance, M. Khamzat, was behind the wheel at the time of the accident. He has been declared wanted,” notified the law enforcement authorities.
Eyewitnesses claim that the injured pedestrians were crossing the roadway in the wrong place on Berezhkovskaya quay. The woman died at the accident site, the injured man was hospitalized.
“The Mercedes rushed with murderous intensity; it is likely the driver could not hit the brake on time and ran over the people who were crossing the street; they did not use the pedestrian crossing,” told the accident eyewitnesses to the media.