Official comment on the events on the state border from the Traffic Police

2 July 2012 12:16  39615788 016271
Official comment on the events on the state border from the Traffic Police

Four individuals under the age 20-25 with body injuries who lay along the road at a distance of 200-300 meters apart were revealed by the Traffic Police inspectors on the highway ‘Chop-Mukachevo’ between the villages of Mala Dobron and Demychi approximately at half past two in the morning on July 1, 2012.

An ambulance was called by the traffic police squad, but one of the victims died before its arrival. It was revealed that this night on a segment of the state border between Ukraine and Hungary, between the villages of Esen and Mineralne, two people, who tried to illegally cross the state border were detained by the border guards, four of them sat down on truck ran away in the direction of the village of Esen.

Border guards used signal flares for the territory lighting that probably get into the runaways’ car resulting in its ignition. The people got out from the car on the move and the car disappeared from the place of accident and was found later on in the village of Taihlash.

The truck ‘GAZ 3511’ which was redesigned under the van was damaged by fire. The owner of the vehicle is defined. Currently, the law enforcement bodies conduct the measured in order to establish all the circumstances of the event.

STP Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Transcarpathian region

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