Acting Minister of health Suprun has confirmed that a suspect in the case of hitting people in Kharkov, Elena Zaitseva at the time of the accident was under the influence of drugs. She wrote about this on his page in Facebook.
“Elena Zaitseva, who was driving ran over a crowd of people on a pedestrian crossing in the Kharkiv car during the accident was in a condition of narcotic intoxication. This was confirmed by the mental health Center and monitoring of drugs and alcohol the Ministry of health of Ukraine. The court admitted the Centre’s conclusion to the case, ” said Suprun.
She said that the psychiatrist who examined Zaitsev directly after the accident and was engaged in collecting the necessary biological samples, disappeared. The physician assistant who conducted the study, the court gave vague and ambiguous statements.
In connection with the disputes lawyer of the victims Larisa Matveeva, according to the report by the joint Instruction of the Ministry of interior and the Ministry of health, appealed to the mental health Center for re-examination. Specialists of the Center have confirmed that Zaitsev was in a condition “caused by use of narcotic or other intoxicating substances.”
“I hope all the circumstances of the accident will be taken into consideration and the court will make a fair conclusions”, – said the acting Minister.
We will remind, the information that Zaitsev sat behind the wheel in a condition of narcotic intoxication, appeared yesterday – it is with reference to the Ministry of health provided the lawyer of the victims. The defense, in turn, claims that codeine and phenabarbital hit the blood Zaitseva from eating up Pentalgin as a pain reliever.
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.