Rus News Journal

Large road accident has paralysed movement on Gorki highway

In Balashihinsky area of Moscow Region on 30 - m of km of Gorki highway have this morning faced three cars and a minibus. As have informed in area law enforcement bodies, as a result dorozhno - transport incident have suffered and five persons have been hospitalised.
under the preliminary information, road accident has occurred because of the driver of one of foreign cars, - the interlocutor of agency has noted. - it, making overtaking, has left on a strip of oncoming traffic and has faced other foreign car going in a counter direction . After that two more cars, including a passenger minibus ran into faced cars.
around road accident the big stopper was formed. On a scene works operatively - an investigation team, circumstances of failure are found out.
according to the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs, on highways of Moscow Region for 8 months 2008. Has occurred about 8 thousand Autofailures in which 1 thousand 398 persons were lost, from them 36 - children. Thus the quantity of road accident on Moscow suburbs roads was reduced to 16 %, quantity of victims - on 24 % and 30 % accordingly. within last six years the number of the road accidents which have occurred because of drunk drivers stably decreases, - have noted in department. - for the specified period the quantity of such failures was reduced to 25 % in comparison with the similar period 2007. Also has made 299 . Because of pedestrians there were 1 thousand 263 road accidents, but also this indicator less last year`s on 23 %.
In the Municipal Department of Internal Affairs have noticed that on a situation developing on roads of Moscow Region, three factors influence: fast rates of increase in quantity of cars on roads (for 8 months of this year the motor car park has increased more than on 2 million), insufficient development of a road infrastructure, sharp increase in number of not skilled drivers who have recently got the driver`s licence (for 8 months of this year their quantity has increased more than on 100 thousand The person).