In Brest, in a traffic accident that occurred because of a sudden run out into the road elk damaged girl.
As BelaPAN inspector offices agitation and propaganda GAI ATC Brest administration Natalia Kasyanik, the accident occurred at 8:00 am on September 2, at the 17th km of Brest — Minsk — Russian border.
Away from the street toward the village of Commercial Large Cosic front of the car "Volkswagen Passat" from the forest to the road suddenly ran moose. "After hitting the animal fell on the roof of the" Volkswagen ". Driver with elk crossed into the oncoming traffic. Luckily, at this time there was no means of transport," — said Kasyanik.
As a result of an accident suffered passenger "Volkswagen" — 22-year-old resident of the village of Brest region Ostromechevo with closed head injury, concussion, a fracture of the cervical spine is placed in a hospital. The driver of the car, 27-year-old villager girl was not injured. "Volkswagen Passat" has received considerable technical damage. The elk was killed on the spot.
As noted Kasyanik, from the beginning of the year is the first in an accident involving a wild animal.