In Kharkov the court convicted the 51-year-old native of the village of Nyzhnii Burluk (Shevchenko district) in the deadly crash. Man faces 4 years jail term with deprivation of the right to drive vehicles for 2 years.
He was driving the bus, the doors of which opened on the go – the passenger died. According to the materials of the case, the man worked as a bus driver “Rue” (OOO “Fregat-K”) on route 261 (vul. 12th April- St. Monacensia).
Nov 22, 2012 at 7 am the bus moved down the street Surikova and at the next stop – “house 53” is the bus gone two passengers (a man and 71-year-old woman) and stopped in front of the front doors, as seats were already gone, at this point, the bus driver was not convinced that the doors closed and started moving.
When the bus was moving in the direction of the street Tile Moskovsky Prospekt, maneuvered, made the left turn, the door opened and both passengers, who stood in front of the entrance, fell to the roadway. As a result, a man from a road accident place has disappeared in an unknown direction, and the woman lost consciousness.
Doctors diagnosed a 71-year-old female head trauma with multiple bleeding in the brain, a skull fracture, brain contusion. From the got injuries the pensioner in a coma, a week later, never regaining consciousness, she died.
As noted by the daughter of the deceased, the day of the accident she went to the clinic to make an appointment to see a doctor. About the incident she learned from the bus driver. At the moment the verdict has not entered into force because the time for appeal.
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Recall that Kharkiv police are investigating the death of 20-year-old student in one of the restaurants on the street Lermontov. As reported by “Know.ia”, in Nikolaev in the evening on Saturday, November 24, accident involving two Shuttle vans. Also “Know.ia”, near Kiev, in the village of Klavdiyevo-tarasove railway station Klavdiyevo intercity passenger train crushed a woman who was too close to the edge of the platform.
Dave Zakarian has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Koz Post, Dave Zakarian worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella.