The preliminary report says the driver of Toyota hit and killed a 17-year-old pedestrian and subsequently fled from the scene. According to the doctors, the victim died on the spot.
The police put out an APB on the car and the driver. The vehicle was later found by the patrol police on Saltivske highway. The police also managed to establish the driver’s whereabouts and detained him. He turned out to be an 18-year-old Kharkiv resident.
The person faces criminal charges under part 2 of article 286 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (violation of traffic rules and regulations by a driver).