Two people were killed the night of August 28 in a traffic accident involving a police officer in the village Arkiv Brody district, Lviv region. This is stated in the message of GU NP in the Lviv region.
Pre-installed, on a rural road there was a collision of Renault Trafic and scooters. The accident at the scene killed 18-year-old scooter driver and his 19-year-old passenger, residents of Brody district.
Driving the car out of service was an employee of one of divisions of police of the Lviv region. According to the results of a medical examination established that he was in a state of alcoholic intoxication.
“On this fact openly criminal proceedings initiated internal investigation. The results of these investigations will be forwarded to the Prosecutor. The circumstances of the collision will be installed during a full and impartial pre-trial investigation”, – said the chief of police of the Lviv oblast Valery Sereda.
Upon road accident the criminal proceedings under part 3 St. 286 criminal code of Ukraine (“Violation of safety rules of the road, if they entailed death of several persons”). The offender is threatened by imprisonment for the term from seven till twelve years with deprivation of the right to drive vehicles for up to three years.
Earlier in Odessa region police car knocked down a pedestrian.