Court on fatal traffic accident in Almaty: Galendewagen driver denies being drunk

Almaty. February 13. KazTAG - Galendewagen driver, Ilyas Kar, who committed a fatal traffic accident in Almaty on the corner of Abay ave. and Seifullin ave. said he was not drunk in the time of the accident.
"I admit my fault partly, only the article 345. I deny being drunk, I had no intention to escape, I deny the article 347," he said in the courts room.
As it was reported, the case is being considered in the Almaly district court in respect of Ilyas Kar under p.4 art.345 (violation of traffic rules resulting in death of three persons), art. 347 (escaping from the scene of the accident).
As it was reported, I. Kar was driving Mercedes Benz G55 on December 29 2018. On the intersection of Abay ave. and Seifulin ave. he collided with Mitsubishi Galant and escaped from the scene. The driver of Mitsubishi and its two passengers died, one passenger was taken to hospital.
It was revealed that I. Kar had been drinking spirits before committing the accident.

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