The Metropolitan Investigative Committee (IC) opened a criminal case on the fact of a car hitting a child at a pedestrian crossing. The corresponding message was published on Thursday, April 8, on the agency’s website.
It is noted that investigators are working on the scene, establish the circumstances and reasons for the incident. The driver of the car will be delivered to the department in the near future.
“The investigating authorities of the Main Investigation Department of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation for the city of Moscow have opened a criminal case on the grounds of a crime under Art. 264 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (violation of the rules of the road by a person driving a car, resulting in grievous bodily harm by negligence), ”the message says.
On April 7, near a residential building located in the area of Rublevskoye Highway, the driver of a Mersedez car hit a 6-year-old child who, together with his grandmother, was crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing. The injured boy was hospitalized and is currently in serious condition.
Earlier on April 7, blogger Edward Beale commented on a major road accident in Moscow that occurred through his fault.
The blogger admitted that this was the first time in his life that he made such a mistake.