In the Kiev region drunk driver hit a COP and fled the scene. About it reports a press-service GU of the NP region.
The incident occurred in the village Bobritsa of the Kiev-Sviatoshynsky area. Response team patrol police stopped the car “VAZ”, the behavior of the driver which caused suspicion. Except it in salon there were two more passengers.
“Visually, the police found that the man is behind the wheel in an alcohol intoxication. On the requirement of militiamen to shut down the engine and exit the vehicle the driver did not respond. Instead, he pressed on the gas pedal and quickly drove off, injuring a police officer,” the representatives of the authorities.
Soon, the response team managed to catch up with the fugitive and to arrest him in order St. 208 criminal procedure code of Ukraine. At the moment 31-year-old driver is in custody.
The injured policeman was hospitalized. Doctors diagnosed him with a bruised body and a head injury.
The driver declared suspicion under article 130 and part 2 St. 345 criminal code of Ukraine – driving while intoxicated and violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body. He faces imprisonment for up to five years.