A woman aged 62 was hit mortally by a car in Onești village of Edineț district in the evening of August 22. According to the police, the driver was under the influence of alcohol and was speeding.
Press officer of the Edineț Police Inspectorate Svetlana Talpă has told IPN that the 43-year-old driver was travelling on the main street of Onești towards Zăbriceni. The man was speeding and struck a woman who was walking by the roadside.
The victim died before an ambulance arrived.
The breath test showed the driver was heavily inebriated. He was accompanied to the Edineț District Hoopster for giving blood samples for testing.
The driver faces at most eight years in jail and ban on driving.