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Penza court decision on accident with 6 victims came into force

15:43 | 27.05.2015 | Incidents


Penza, 27 May 2015. PenzaNews. Penza regional court upheld the verdict against Dagestan resident Veylan Magaramov, who committed an accident, as a result of which 6 people died.

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“The court found that on August 7, 2014 during the daytime, the man was driving a MAN semitrailer had brake fault in his vehicle. Driving on the 376th km of the Nizhny Novgorod– Saratov federal highway in Mokshansky area, he failed to maintain the safety speed limit and the distance from a DAF XF semitrailer in front of him. Then the man got distracted, and when the driver of the front car slowed down, he made a dangerous and unnecessary maneuver in an attempt to avoid the collision,” the press secretary of the Penza regional court Natalia Bychenkova told PenzaNews agency.

According to her, the driver turned left during the maneuver, lost control over the vehicle and steered it into the oncoming lane.

“Noticing the danger, a Daewoo Nexia moving in the opposite direction, he did not take the timely measures to slow down and collided with it. After that, the truck went on the left side of the road, where it collided with an Audi A6 moving in the opposite direction,” the speaker explained.

Natalia Bychenkova reminded that as a result of Veylan Magaramov’s criminal actions, the driver and the passenger of Daewoo Nexia, as well as the driver and there passengers of Audi A6, died at the scene.

“The defendant pleaded guilty,” the press secretary of the regional court said.

She noted that the man actively cooperated with the investigators.

“On February 10, 2015, the Mokshansky area court sentenced Veylan Magaramov to 4 years 8 months of imprisonment in a penal colony and the three-year driving ban. He was also ordered to pay the victims’ families a total of 1,800,000 rubles as compensation for moral damages. Disagreeing with the verdict, the victims filed an appeal that was dismissed by the judicial board on criminal cases of the Penza regional court. The sentence came into force on May 27,” Natalia Bychenkova summarized. 

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