In Chynadiyevo, a fatal accident occurred (Official)
On April 24, around 17:00, Mukachevo city police department received a report of an accident in the village of Chynadiyevo in Mukachevo district.
At the scene, the police offocers found out that a man driving at a high speed, trying to overtake a van, lost control and ran over a female cyclist who was riding on the side of the road. Continuing the movement, the man abruptly turned to the opposite side of the road and hit another cyclist - Mukachevo city police reported.
As a result, the car with two victims drove in a ditch. The drunk driver fled. An hour later, the police officers detained him. The man was far beyond the village, a few kilometers away from the scene of the accident.
The victims and the perpetrator of the accident are residents of the village of Chynadiyevo. The women aged 37 and 51 years old died at the scene of the accident and the 37-year-old driver is in custody.
The investigator of the Transcarpathian regional police opened a criminal investigation over this fact under Part 3 of Art.286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Violation of traffic safety). The driver faces imprisonment for a term of 5 to 10 years. The preliminary inquiry is ongoing.