Victor Olefir, the Chairman of the Regional State Administration under the influence of alcohol ran over two women on Zhovtnevyi street in Perechyn city at 10:37 PM. The National Police of Zakarpattia claimed this on their website.
Right after the incident, the ambulance took the women at the age of 71 and 56 to the local hospital in intensive care. The younger women deceased from injuries, the second is in the intensive care.
The Chairman of Perechyn Regional State Administration was steering the vehicle with Slovak license plates. The driver of the SUV was under the influence of alcohol, according to Zakarpattia Regional Addiction-Treatment Center.
Olefir was going at the high rate of speed when he ran over the women. A woman was along with the Chairman of the Administration in the car. They both didn't injure.
On this fact, criminal proceedings were started on part 2 of article 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (Violation of traffic safety rules, which entailed the death of the victim).
Special Investigation Department is investigating the case. A number of relevant technical assessments have been assigned to determine all the circumstances of the accident.
The driver was detained in accordance with art. 208 of the Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine. The car is placed on a special police site.