Elena Zaitseva, the suspect in the case of a fatal accident in Kharkov, at the time of the accident was under the influence of drugs. This was stated by counsel of the victims Larisa Matveeva, transfers “112 Ukraine”.
As reported, according to the Ministry of health, the examination found that blood Zaitseva, who was driving a Lexus car, was discovered codeine and phenobarbital. These substances, confirmed by the Ministry, have limited turnover on the territory of Ukraine.
Thus, says the defense, at the time of the accident Zaitseva was in a state of drug intoxication is an aggravating circumstance.
The defense, in turn, argues that Zaitsev takes a long time Pentalgin as an analgesic, however, the court has included the conclusions of the examination and the petition Matveeva in the case file.
We will remind, resonant road accident in Kharkov happened on the evening of October 18. Elena Zaitseva, the adopted daughter of a prominent businessman Vasily Zaytsev, was behind the wheel of the Lexus RX. Found that she ran a red light caused a collision with a VW Touareg, which was ruled by Gennady drones. According to media reports, he is a local retailer. As a result of collision Lexus threw out on the sidewalk of the street Sumy where at this time there were dozens of pedestrians. Under the wheels of the car Zaitseva, 5 people were killed, another 6 were hospitalized.
The outcome of the incident Zaitsev was arrested. The court also took her driver license and seized both cars – in an accident.
During the trial the prosecution claimed that the girl in the accident was under the influence of opiates. In turn, the defense stated that Zaitsev used a sedative before the examination.
Version protection Zaitseva: in an accident to blame the driver of the Touareg, which was moving on a yellow light. Protection Dronova denies this accusation, claiming that the driver of the Touareg was driving on a green light. Earlier, the drones took on the case as a witness. Later, the court refused to consider him a victim.
In early November, Gennady Dronovu reported about suspicion in violation of part 3 of article 286 of the criminal code of Ukraine (“Infringement of rules of traffic safety or transport operation by the persons operating vehicles, entailed death of several persons”). The same article accused and Elena Zaitseva.