Drunk driver knocked down pedestrian in Almaty region

Date: 03:45, 05-05-2014.

Almaty. May 5. KazTAG - Police detained a resident of Kapshagay in Almaty region who knocked down a pedestrian while driving in drunken condition, said Kobeikhan Nurakhmet, head of press-service of department of internal affairs.

"The accident happened on May 2 at the 55th km of Almaty-Oskemen highway where 36 year old resident of Ili district died under the wheels of Toyota Vista car," he said.

Police detained 26 year old resident of Kapshagay who was drunk.

"The driver was taken in custody," he said.

A criminal case was instituted on the article 296 part 2 of the Criminal Code.

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