In Penza traffic police officer runs into tree not to knock down pedestrian
Penza, 27 September 2017. PenzaNews. When driving an official car "VAZ-211540", a traffic police officer ran into a tree trying to avoid knocking down a pedestrian who was crossing the road opposite to house No. 26 in Volodarskogo street in Penza.
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As it was reported by the propaganda department of the traffic police of the regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, the accident occurred on Tuesday morning, September 26.
"With flashing beacon and special acoustic alarm on, the traffic police officer was driving to the scene of the traffic accident that had occurred in Baumana street," the department noted.
The State Traffic Police specified that the car had received serious mechanical damage.
"As a result of the accident no-one was injured," the propaganda department added.
In the photo posted for users of the social network VKontakte it can be seen that as a result of the collision the traffic police car veered across the road. It blocked one of two lanes.