Eight-year-old girl shot dead by a drinking driver in Pļavnieki hospital / Diena

Meanwhile, the court has remanded the driver in custody as a precautionary measure. The police are continuing the pre-trial investigation, Kaļķe pointed out.

On January 9, police received a call to Andrei Sakharov Street, where a Mercedes-Benz driver had driven three pedestrians into an adjustable pedestrian crossing – two adult women and an eight-year-old girl. The girl suffered the most serious injuries.

The driver had left the scene after the accident.

According to the information available to the police, two pedestrians were taken to a medical institution.

Police found the location of the driver involved in the accident and soon detained him.

The driver did not have the right to drive and was under the influence of alcohol for about three per cent.

Source: Diena.lv by www.diena.lv.

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