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More than 40 drunk drivers caught in Penza region on December 31 and January 1

13:35 | 02.01.2017 | Incidents

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Penza, 2 January 2017. PenzaNews. 42 drivers were arrested in the Penza region for drunk driving on December 31 and January 1. This was reported by the publicity office of the traffic police of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

More than 40 drunk drivers caught in Penza region on December 31 and January 1

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“We registered 1,789 traffic law violations,” the state traffic police said noting that more than 1,100 of them were registered by special devices.

“17 violations of driving regulations were committed by pedestrians. 71 protocols on traffic accidents with material loss were drawn,” the office specified.

According to the available data, on the last day of 2016 a Mitsubishi Lancer car ran over a woman, born 1941, in Klara Tsetkin street in Penza; the woman was hospitalized. In the Kuznetsk area, a Lada Granta car turned over and a girl, born 2015, was injured. In the Nikolsky area, Hyundai Grand Starex and VAZ-21150 cars collided; the driver and the passenger of the domestic car died, two more people received injuries of different degrees of severity.

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