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Penza driver detained after hit-and-run road crossing accident involving child

12:42 | 01.01.2016 | Incidents

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Penza, 1 January 2016. PenzaNews. A young driver of a VAZ-2112, 21, who hit a little girl, 11, in a Penza road accident by Suvorova street, 92, and escaped the scene, was detained at his place of residence, the press service of the Penza region traffic police department informed PenzaNews agency.

Penza driver detained after hit-and-run road crossing accident involving child

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“The driver now faces administrative charges due to the hit-and-run. Also, he potentially will be held responsible for the road accident proper,” the traffic police explained.

The man in question already has a criminal record, they pointed out.

At 18.15 of 18 December 2015, the driver of a VAZ-2112 hit a young girl, 11, who was crossing the road by a zebra crosswalk, and immediately left the scene without stopping.

The accident victim, who sustained numerous injuries, was hospitalized.

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