The court sentenced 18-year-old Valeria Bashkirova to five years in a penal colony, who hit three children at a pedestrian crossing in Moscow. She was also deprived of the right to drive a car for two and a half years. About it it says in the message of the Moscow prosecutor’s office.
In addition, according to the court’s decision, Bashkirova is obliged to pay four million rubles to the victims.
Prosecutor’s office requested sentence Bashkirova to six years in a general regime colony.
The accident occurred on July 16 on Aviatorov Street in the Solntsevo area. Two adults with a stroller and a nine-month-old baby, and children of four and five years old, were crossing the road at an unregulated pedestrian crossing. The main blow fell on children. Two children were killed.
Bashkirova was prosecuted for violation of traffic rules, which inadvertently resulted in the death of two or more persons (part 5 of article 264 of the Criminal Code). The girl was sent to a pre-trial detention center. The maximum sentence under this article is seven years in prison.