A five year old boy was hospitalized in critical condition.
Near Odessa there was a terrible traffic accident / photo by Ruslan ForostyakВ Odessa region the drunk driver of a car struck and killed 5-year-old cyclist and fled the scene.

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As reported the UNIAN in head Department of the national police in the Odessa region, March 24, at about 15.00 on the streets of the village Novohryhorivka of the Nikolaev area the car “VAZ” knocked down 5-the summer local resident.

Previously it is established that the driver, being drunk, lost control and knocked down a child who was riding on the side of the road on the bike.

The driver from a scene disappeared – gone in the direction of Shiryaevo district, where.

Victim in critical condition was hospitalized.

With the help of witnesses, law enforcement officers found signs of the car of the offender and find out the direction of movement.

“28-year-old man was arrested in his native village and brought to the local police Department. According to the results of the medical examination, he was in a state of alcoholic intoxication,” – said in the Chapter.

On this fact data are brought in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations as regards 2 articles 286 (violation of traffic safety or transport operation by persons who direct vehicles) the Criminal code of Ukraine.

In proceedings appointed a number of examinations. The offender is detained as article 208 criminal procedure code of Ukraine.