Alexei lihanov Photo: personal page of Alexey Likhanova in OK.RU
The mayor of Verkhoturye (Sverdlovsk oblast), Alexei lihanov paid a fine of 1,000 rubles after he hit a child and fled the scene of the accident, according to Ura.ru.
Likhanov told the newspaper that the victim himself is to blame, but his health is not threatened.
The incident occurred on October 24. The video of the incident posted on the YouTube channel “Russia-24”: the footage shows a boy running across the road at a pedestrian crossing, and at this moment he’s hit by the SUV. The mayor gets out and then sits back and leaves the scene of the accident.
According to the publication, to the hospital the boy was taken by the parents. In the emergency room the child was diagnosed with a bruised leg.
The test case carried out by the Investigative Committee and the police. Earlier it became known that Likhanov is a former law enforcement officer and is listed in the local branch of the party “United Russia”.
Earlier, the mayor of Krasnokamsk (Perm Krai), hit the 9-year-old child on the unregulated pedestrian crossing was fined 2,5 thousand rubles. According to “KP-Perm”, the mayor apologized to the victims despite the fact that for two weeks he stayed at home, couldn’t walk and missed an important football competitions, which had long prepared.
Video, photo All from Russia.