Novocherkassk former Traffic Police Head sentenced to two years for fatal accident
The passenger of the ex-policeman's car was injured, the woman died in the hospital.
Vyacheslav Mironov, the former Head of the Novocherkassk State Traffic Safety Inspectorate, was sentenced to two years in prison for an accident, which resulted in the death of a passenger of his car.
Vyacheslav Mironov was found guilty under the article Violation of the Rules of Road Traffic and the Operation of Vehicles, which caused the death of a person. The ex-policeman will serve his sentence in a colony-settlement. The man was also deprived of a driver's license for a period of three years.
The tragedy occurred on the night of June 12, 2016 in Rostov-on-Don. Vyacheslav Mironov, while driving a car Audi Q7, failed to control the car and crashed into a lamppost on Oktyabrya Square. After the blow, passenger Karina M., who was in the back seat of a foreign car, flew through the window, received severe head injuries and was hospitalized. The 41-year-old woman fell into a coma and died in the hospital on 18 June. Karina M. had two children 10 and 14 years old.
Karina M. killed by the accident
The driver and the rest of the passengers (according to one source, there were five people in the cabin, including Karina, others - four) were frightened and did not get serious injuries.
Regional media wrote that eyewitnesses saw Mironov in a state of intoxication that night. However, in the official certificate on the passage of medical examination there is no evidence of the presence of alcohol in the blood of the ex-policeman.
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