Yekaterinburg: Road hog rammed into traffic police car, ran over road inspector
After the violator was detained and brought to the police station, he refused to show his ID.
On the night of August 6, a road hog driving Opel Astra rammed into the service vehicle VAZ-211440 in the center of Yekaterinburg when trying to escape the chase, as reported by the city's State Road Safety Inspectorate. No one was hurt as a result of the accident. The cars received mechanical damage.
The following is known about the incident; at about 4 am local time, road inspectors tried to stop a foreign car for violating traffic rules. The driver disobeyed the order, and the chase began. The collision between the two cars took place at the turnoff of Mira Street.
According to Ura.ru, some time after the collision, the drunken violator ran over Inspector Kunshchikov.
After the road hog was detained and brought to the police station, he refused to show his ID. It is reported that four administrative protocols have been drawn up against the 30-year-old offender; two under part 1 of Art. 12.12 of the Russian Code of Administrative Offenses, one under part 2 of Art. 12.25 of the same code, and one under Art. 264 amendment 1 of the Russian Criminal Code.
Video: Drunken road hog evading traffic police chase in Yekaterinburg
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