12.07.10 More than 470 drunk drivers were detained in Belarus in weekend
661 cases of drunk driving were registered from July, 9 till July, 11th. The police officers detained more than 250 drunk drivers on July, 11th. There were victims in 56 road accidents More than 470 drunk drivers were detained in the past weekend.
"Alcohol amateurs continue road lawlessness. They can't imagine the possible results of such behavior", the police officers said. They emphasized that people may lose their driving license when drunk driving. If they repeat such action, they may become criminally responsible. Besides, drunkenness becomes the road accident reason.
People were injured in 56 road accidents from Friday till Sunday. One of them was caused by the drunk driver. Seven persons were lost, more than 60 were injured. Ten children were the victims of the accidents, seven of them met with the road accidents on Sunday when there was a great stream of vehicles, BelTA informs.
For example two children, passengers of a Peugeot car, got the crises on the seventh kilometre of Baranavichy-Utsyos line. They run into a Daewoo car, the driver of which lost control of the car. Peugeot Driver had to brake sharply to avoid collision. Then he lost the control and moved down to a ditch.
Also the cases when the cars knocked down the suddenly appeared children were registered, as well as the accidents with the young bicyclists' participation. So, in Borisov an 11-year-old girl left in the evening on a road, she had an accident and was traumatised.
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