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A truck hit a group of children in Primorye

A truck hit a group of children in Primorye
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In the Primorsky Territory, a truck ran into a group of children crossing the road in the wrong place. A criminal case was opened against the driver - one of the girls died, another one received serious injuries.

According to the press service of the Russian MIA Administration for the Primorsky Territory, a criminal case was initiated under the article "Violation of the rules of the road or the operation of vehicles by a person driving a car, resulting in the death of a person by negligence." The accident occurred on the 99th km of the Artem - Nakhodka - Vostochny port in the Fokino region.

Five children crossed the road accompanied by adults. The driver of a Honda CR-V car stopped to let pedestrians pass, but the Volvo truck following him decided to bypass the car, did not notice the children running across the road and hit them.

The loaded car was unable to brake, in an attempt to avoid collisions with pedestrians, the 48-year-old driver tried to turn left, but the collision could not be avoided. Two girls, eight and nine years old, were run over, one of them died at the scene, the other was hospitalized with a head injury. The truck driver was not drunk, his pre-trip inspection and travel documents were in order.

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