Screenshot of the video in Khasavyurt.

30 June 2018, 08:18

Teen driving Mercedes knocks down three pedestrians in Khasavyurt

In the city of Khasavyurt, Dagestan, a fifteen-year-old teenager, driving an off-road Mercedes car, knocked down two pedestrians to death, another person was hospitalized.

"A citizen, born in 2003, driving an off-road vehicle Mercedes car, failed with steering, and hit pedestrians on the sidewalk," the Dagestani Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA) has reported.

A 58-year-old woman and her six-year-old granddaughter died on the spot; another 53-year-old woman received traumas and is now in hospital, the RIA "Novosti" reports.

A video posted on the YouTube shows the off-roader flying off the roadway to the sidewalk and knocking down two women in kerchiefs and a child, and smashing a wall.

After the accident, the teenager-driver called a friend, the Telegram channel 112 reports, saying: "... I killed a woman and a child; I took my father's car. I don't know how to fix this," the teen's voice is heard on the audio tape.

Earlier, the "Caucasian Knot" reported about a similar accident on May 24 in Ingushetia: according to the MIA, a 15-year-old teenager driving a BMW car knocked down two schoolgirls in Malgobek.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on June 29, 2018 at 22:47 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

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