SIMFEROPOL / AQMESCIT (QHA) -

A former traffic police officer run over children in the Krasnoperekopsk area of the occupied Crimea, according to Elena Ismailova, the Head of the Bratsk village .

"VAZ-2106", passenger car run over seven teenagers. Four of them were hospitalized, the others were examined on-site. According to the preliminary version, the driver was drunk. Investigators are conducting a check-up.

Eyewitnesses reported that the ex-employee of the traffic police targeted the schoolchildren purposefully. It is also reported that the employees of the Crimean "Ministry of Internal Affairs" conducted a friendly conversation with the culprit of the incident after their visit to the scene.

Reportedly, the former traffic police officer repeatedly drove his car being intoxicated, behaved aggressively and boasted of his ties with the Interior Ministry.

Earlier, drunk driver run over a group of teenagers who walked along the roadside in Odesa region. According to preliminary data, 26-year-old driver of Renault Laguna run over four teenagers and left the crime scene. As a result, three teenagers were taken to the hospital, and a 15-year-old girl died on-site.

Police arrested the suspect in hot pursuit

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