In the center of Nizhny Tagil, a young female driver knocked down a 46-year-old pedestrian. The accident happened near Demidovskaya Dacha on Thursday, July 28, around 09:00. According to eyewitnesses, the victim crossed the roadway at a red traffic light, without even making sure that the road was free.

As specified in the traffic police, a VAZ-2114 with a 23-year-old woman was driving from the side of Builders Avenue towards Kulibina Street. At the crossroads near house number 2 of the October Revolution, a man, ignoring the prohibitory traffic signal, began to cross the road. The driver of the “fourteenth” did not have time to slow down. The pedestrian was diagnosed with a closed craniocerebral injury and an open fracture of the left leg. He was taken to City Hospital No. 1.

“Fourteenth” was driven by a 23-year-old girl, her driving experience is 5 years. She was brought to administrative responsibility for violation of traffic rules once. She said that she was driving at a green traffic light when a man suddenly stepped onto the roadway. The pedestrian did not look in her direction. She tried to stop the car, but the collision could not be avoided. The girl immediately called an ambulance and the police.

Witnesses confirmed the words of the driver: the pedestrian did not even look around when crossing the road.

  • 1/5

    Photo: traffic police propaganda department

  • 2/5

    Photo: traffic police propaganda department

  • 3/5

    Photo: traffic police propaganda department

  • 4/5

    Photo: traffic police propaganda department

  • 5/5

    Photo: traffic police propaganda department